De Bruyne, Alfred
|born on||21 October 1930 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )|
|Place||Berlare, Belgium, 51n01, 4e0|
|Timezone||GMT h0e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||27°02' 17°08 Asc. 02°03'|
Belgian champion cyclist.
He won Milan – San Remo and Liège–Bastogne–Liège in 1956, the Tour of Flanders, Paris–Roubaix and Paris–Tours in 1957, and again Liège–Bastogne–Liège in 1958 and 1959.
He also won the Challenge Desgrange-Colombo competition 3 years running (1956 to 1958). This was the fore-runner of the Super Prestige now in itself replaced by the UCI Ranking Points List.
He went on to become a team manager, then a spokesman for the TI-Raleigh team, and finally TV sports commentator after his professional cycling career.
He died 4 February 1994.
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