|Date of Birth||June 8, 1907|
|Place of Birth||Clichy, France|
|Professional Career||1928 – 1939|
|Best Known For||Winning the Tour de France in 1933|
Georges Speicher was a French competitive road cyclist who was born in Clichy on June 8, 1907. In 1928, he began his professional cycling career and rapidly achieved recognition for his climbing prowess and dominance in long-distance races.
By winning the Tour de France in 1933, Speicher achieved the biggest success of his professional career. He finished the race more than 25 minutes ahead of his nearest challenger after winning three stages. Speicher was renowned for his superior climbing abilities and ability to perform well on both flat and mountainous stages.
In addition to winning the Paris-Tours race in 1936 and the Critérium des As in 1931 and 1933, Speicher was victorious in other notable competitions during his career.
In addition to his accomplishments on the bike, Speicher was renowned for his formidable attitude and adherence to fair play. During his career, he was admired by his fellow cyclists and a well-known personality in the cycling community.
Speicher served as a trainer and sports director for numerous professional cycling teams after his retirement in 1939.
Georges Speicher’s Best Achievements:
|1933||Winner of the Tour de France|
|1936||Winner of Paris-Tours race|
|1933||Winner of the Critérium des As|
|1931||Winner of the Critérium des As|
|1934||2nd place in the Giro d’Italia|
|1935||2nd place in Paris-Roubaix|
|1935||3rd place in Milan-San Remo|