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Ferdinand Bracke

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Ferdinand Bracke (born 25 May 1939) is a Belgian former professional road and track cyclist who is most famous for holding the World Hour Record (48.093 km) and winning the overall title at the 1971 Vuelta a España in front of Wilfried David of Belgium and Luis Ocaña of Spain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferdinand Bracke has received more than 29,282 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Ferdinand Bracke is the 102nd most popular cyclist (down from 83rd in 2019), the 511th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 427th in 2019) and the 26th most popular Belgian Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Ferdinand Bracke ranks 102 out of 1,214Before him are Heinz Müller, Adri van der Poel, Vittorio Adorni, Alejandro Valverde, Georges Ronsse, and Lucien Aimar. After him are Fabian Cancellara, Benjamin Jones, Chris Froome, Georges Speicher, Carlo Clerici, and Jeannie Longo.

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Among people born in 1939, Ferdinand Bracke ranks 300Before him are Dixie Carter, Ernie Terrell, David Frost, Nicholas Grimshaw, Edwin Frederick O'Brien, and Miroslav Cerar. After him are Aleksandër Meksi, Ron Atkinson, Bob James, Jaime Paz Zamora, Donald Adamson, and Giorgio Ferrini.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Ferdinand Bracke ranks 511 out of 1,019Before him are Walthère Frère-Orban (1812), Edgard Colle (1897), François Van der Elst (1954), Koen Lenaerts (1954), Georges Ronsse (1906), and Jacques d'Arthois (1613). After him are Joseph Decaisne (1807), Jan Theuninck (1954), Greg (1931), Elias M. Stein (1931), Sandra Kim (1972), and Natacha Atlas (1964).

Among CYCLISTS In Belgium

Among cyclists born in Belgium, Ferdinand Bracke ranks 26Before him are Jean Aerts (1907), Marcel Kint (1914), Romain Maes (1912), Jean-Pierre Monseré (1948), Edward Van Dijck (1918), and Georges Ronsse (1906). After him are Johan Museeuw (1965), Guido Reybrouck (1941), Germain Derycke (1929), Claude Criquielion (1957), André Noyelle (1931), and Paul Deman (1889).