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Eddy Planckaert

1958 - Today

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Eddy Planckaert (born 22 September 1958 in Nevele) is a former professional road racing cyclist from Belgium. In 1988, Planckaert enjoyed perhaps his best year by capturing the green jersey (points competition) at the 1988 Tour de France and winning the Tour of Flanders. In 1990, he won Paris–Roubaix, his second monumental classic, with the closest finish in the race's history beating Canadian Steve Bauer by less than a cm. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eddy Planckaert has received more than 52,300 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Eddy Planckaert is the 314th most popular cyclist (down from 263rd in 2019), the 713th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 625th in 2019) and the 46th most popular Belgian Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Eddy Planckaert ranks 314 out of 1,214Before him are Julian Alaphilippe, Guido Bontempi, Reno Olsen, Marianne Vos, Erik Breukink, and Mark Cavendish. After him are Michele Bartoli, Phil Anderson, Serge Blusson, Tomasz Stankiewicz, Eric Vanderaerden, and Uwe Ampler.

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Among people born in 1958, Eddy Planckaert ranks 397Before him are Olivier Weber, Alberto Górriz, Mariem Hassan, Norio Sasaki, Roddy Doyle, and Iva Bittová. After him are Benjamin Zephaniah, Steven Isserlis, Phil Anderson, Rik Mayall, Vladimir Makei, and John Aldridge.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Eddy Planckaert ranks 713 out of 1,019Before him are Veerle Baetens (1978), Salah Abdeslam (1989), Maurice Hemelsoet (1875), René Verheyen (1952), Marianne Thyssen (1956), and Stoffel Vandoorne (1992). After him are Pierre Rapsat (1948), Joseph Pletincx (1888), Nico Claesen (1962), Philippe Adams (1969), Jean Capelle (1913), and Prosper Bruggeman (1873).

Among CYCLISTS In Belgium

Among cyclists born in Belgium, Eddy Planckaert ranks 46Before him are Frank Vandenbroucke (1974), Maurice Peeters (1882), Lode Wouters (1929), Greg Van Avermaet (1985), Wout van Aert (1994), and Mathieu van der Poel (1995). After him are Eric Vanderaerden (1962), Rudy Dhaenens (1961), Peter Van Petegem (1970), Etienne De Wilde (1958), Bradley Wiggins (1980), and Frank Hoste (1955).