Georges Speicher

Date of BirthJune 8, 1907
Place of BirthClichy, France
DisciplineRoad cycling
Professional Career1928 – 1939
Best Known ForWinning 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:

1933Winner of the Tour de France
1936Winner of Paris-Tours race
1933Winner of the Critérium des As
1931Winner of the Critérium des As
19342nd place in the Giro d’Italia
19352nd place in Paris-Roubaix
19353rd place in Milan-San Remo

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