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 44,665 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Eddy Planckaert is the 263rd most popular cyclist (down from 243rd in 2019), the 625th most popular biography from Belgium and the 42nd most popular Belgian Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Eddy Planckaert ranks 263 out of 1,212Before him are Jakob Fuglsang, Antonio Bailetti, Mogens Frey, Philippa York, Pavel Tonkov, and Mark Cavendish. After him are Sante Gaiardoni, Andrea Tafi, Guido Bontempi, Gordon Thomas, Andrey Kivilev, and Floyd Landis.

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Among people born in 1958, Eddy Planckaert ranks 324Before him are Sean Michaels, Hiromi Hara, Philippa York, Bob Bell, Iva Bittová, and Johan Kriek. After him are Norovyn Altankhuyag, Bill Berry, David C. Jewitt, Julio Alberto Moreno, Reg E. Cathey, and Bart Conner.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Eddy Planckaert ranks 625 out of 899Before him are Bradley Wiggins (1980), Timmy Simons (1976), Marianne Thyssen (1956), Marc Millecamps (1950), Alexandra Vandernoot (1965), and Jordan Lukaku (1994). After him are Gilbert Stork (1921), Michy Batshuayi (1993), Lubna Azabal (1973), Divock Origi (1995), Anne-Marie Lizin (1949), and Eric Vanderaerden (1962).

Among CYCLISTS In Belgium

Among cyclists born in Belgium, Eddy Planckaert ranks 42Before him are Willy Planckaert (1944), Tom Boonen (1980), Maurice Peeters (1882), Frank Vandenbroucke (1974), Greg Van Avermaet (1985), and Bradley Wiggins (1980). After him are Eric Vanderaerden (1962), Peter Van Petegem (1970), Mathieu van der Poel (1995), Wouter Weylandt (1984), Etienne De Wilde (1958), and Wout van Aert (1994).