Eric Vanderaerden

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Eric Vanderaerden (born 11 February 1962) is a retired road cyclist from the town of Lummen, Belgium. He was a considerable talent, winning the prologue time trial of the Vuelta a España in his debut year of 1983. During the 1983 Tour de France he also won the prologue and held the yellow jersey for two days. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eric Vanderaerden has received more than 39,333 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Eric Vanderaerden is the 286th most popular cyclist (down from 259th in 2019), the 631st most popular biography from Belgium (down from 504th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Belgian Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Eric Vanderaerden ranks 286 out of 1,212Before him are Phil Anderson, Tony Martin, Serhiy Honchar, Lionel Cox, André Greipel, and Gilberto Simoni. After him are Hans-Henrik Ørsted, Uwe Ampler, Samuel Sánchez, Ján Svorada, Danilo Di Luca, and Dag Otto Lauritzen.

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Among people born in 1962, Eric Vanderaerden ranks 348Before him are Craig Ferguson, Amina Annabi, Guy Pratt, Antony de Ávila, Al Pitrelli, and Anvar Chingizoglu. After him are Tzi Ma, Jeffrey Nordling, Oceano Cruz, Akiva Goldsman, Roberto Fernández Bonillo, and Pedro Monzón.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Eric Vanderaerden ranks 631 out of 899Before him are Eddy Planckaert (1958), Gilbert Stork (1921), Michy Batshuayi (1993), Lubna Azabal (1973), Divock Origi (1995), and Anne-Marie Lizin (1949). After him are Nacer Chadli (1989), Stella Maxwell (1990), Adnan Januzaj (1995), Luc Luycx (1958), Peter Van Petegem (1970), and Françoise Nyssen (1951).

Among CYCLISTS In Belgium

Among cyclists born in Belgium, Eric Vanderaerden ranks 43Before him are Tom Boonen (1980), Maurice Peeters (1882), Frank Vandenbroucke (1974), Greg Van Avermaet (1985), Bradley Wiggins (1980), and Eddy Planckaert (1958). After him are Peter Van Petegem (1970), Mathieu van der Poel (1995), Wouter Weylandt (1984), Etienne De Wilde (1958), Wout van Aert (1994), and Frank Hoste (1955).