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Gerrie Knetemann

1951 - 2004

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Gerard Friedrich "Gerrie" Knetemann (6 March 1951 in Amsterdam – 2 November 2004 in Bergen, North Holland) was a Dutch road bicycle racer who won the 1978 World Championship. He wore the Yellow Jersey early in each Tour de France for four consecutive years between 1977 and 1980. A four-time winner of the Ronde van Nederland, he also rode the Tour de France 11 times between 1974 and 1987, winning 10 stages, a Dutch record equalled only by Jan Raas and Joop Zoetemelk. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gerrie Knetemann has received more than 83,585 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Gerrie Knetemann is the 173rd most popular cyclist (up from 186th in 2019), the 714th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 650th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Dutch Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Gerrie Knetemann ranks 173 out of 1,214Before him are Vasco Bergamaschi, Mario Zanin, Angelo Conterno, Georges Passerieu, Gianni Bugno, and Francisco Gabica. After him are Chris Anker Sørensen, Olaf Ludwig, Vincenzo Nibali, Giuseppe Saronni, Guy Lapébie, and Antonio Suárez.

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Among people born in 1951, Gerrie Knetemann ranks 351Before him are Luc Ferry, Edgardo Codesal, Patricia Wettig, Ivar Formo, Kate Atkinson, and Ivano Bordon. After him are Sally Mann, Peter Withe, Freundel Stuart, Zakir Hussain, Hans-Georg Aschenbach, and Aleksandr Panayotov Aleksandrov. Among people deceased in 2004, Gerrie Knetemann ranks 213Before him are Skeeter Davis, André Hazes, Quorthon, Alan Brown, Natalya Baranskaya, and Michael Grant. After him are Steve Lacy, Isabel Sanford, Albert Mol, Fred Ramdat Misier, Jiří Weiss, and Gloria E. Anzaldúa.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Gerrie Knetemann ranks 714 out of 1,427Before him are Alex van Warmerdam (1952), Greetje Kauffeld (1939), Ernie Brandts (1956), Femke Halsema (1966), Khalid Boulahrouz (1981), and Ireen Wüst (1986). After him are Anna Enquist (1945), Lodewijk van den Berg (1932), Albert Mol (1917), Henriette Roland Holst (1869), Bas van Fraassen (1941), and Nordin Amrabat (1987).

Among CYCLISTS In Netherlands

Among cyclists born in Netherlands, Gerrie Knetemann ranks 10Before him are Adri van der Poel (1959), Arie den Hartog (1941), Jan Raas (1952), Peter Post (1933), Gerrit Voorting (1923), and Gerben Karstens (1942). After him are Bernard Leene (1903), Steven Rooks (1960), Annemiek van Vleuten (1982), Joseph Bruyère (1948), Jan Pijnenburg (1906), and Tom Dumoulin (1990).