Dhaenens, Rudy

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Name
Dhaenens, Rudy Gender: M
born on 10 April 1961 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Deinze, Belgium, 50n59, 3e31
Timezone CET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Mandl
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 20°05' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 13°37 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 15°32'



Biography

Belgian professional road bicycle racer who is most famous for winning the World Cycling Championships in 1990 as a member of the Belgian national team.

Dhaenens excelled several times in the Paris–Roubaix classic race; finishing second in 1986 and third the following year. Dhaenens won the 1990 World Championship Road Race, held in Utsunomiya, Japan, ahead of Dirk De Wolf of Belgium and Gianni Bugno of Italy. In 1992, Dhaenens was forced to stop his career because of heart problems. For a long time, he was in the service of the PDM cycling team, usually as tactical captain. Dhaenens was known for his calm, reserved attitude.

He died on 6 April 1998 at the age of 36 from head injuries sustained in a car accident in Aalst while driving to the finish of the Tour of Flanders bicycle race. From 1999 to 2007, the Grand Prix Rudy Dhaenens was held in his honour in late March, in Nevele, Belgium.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 1990 (Winner of World Cycling Championships)
  • Death by Accident 6 April 1998 (Head injuries, age 36)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Michaël Mandl quotes birth record [1].

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Accidental (Car accident)
  • Vocation : Sports : Race Bikes (Cyclist)
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship