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Philippe Gilbert

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Philippe Gilbert (born 5 July 1982) is a Belgian former professional road bicycle racer, who is best known for winning the World Road Race Championships in 2012, and for being one of two riders, along with Davide Rebellin, to have won the three Ardennes classics – the Amstel Gold Race, La Flèche Wallonne and Liège–Bastogne–Liège – in a single season, which he accomplished in 2011. Gilbert also finished the 2011 season as the overall winner of the UCI World Tour.A Classics specialist, Gilbert has won several classic cycle races, including Paris–Tours twice (2008, 2009), the Giro di Lombardia twice (2009, 2010), the Amstel Gold Race four times (2010, 2011, 2014, 2017), La Flèche Wallonne (2011), Liège–Bastogne–Liège (2011), the Clásica de San Sebastián (2011), the Tour of Flanders (2017), and Paris–Roubaix (2019). He is the second person (and first Belgian) in history to win all three Ardennes classics in a single year. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philippe Gilbert has received more than 486,939 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 43 in 2019). Philippe Gilbert is the 193rd most popular cyclist (down from 158th in 2019), the 622nd most popular biography from Belgium (down from 544th in 2019) and the 35th most popular Belgian Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Philippe Gilbert ranks 193 out of 1,214Before him are Giovanni Valetti, Knut Knudsen, Lucien Michard, Mario Ghella, Aavo Pikkuus, and Tomas Pettersson. After him are Armand Blanchonnet, Pierre Adam, Pasquale Fornara, Richard Virenque, Mogens Frey, and Anton Tkáč.

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Among people born in 1982, Philippe Gilbert ranks 113Before him are Devon Aoki, Layal Abboud, Flavia Pennetta, Alice Eve, Hélder Postiga, and Aksel Lund Svindal. After him are Kieran Culkin, Sophia Bush, Maria Kalesnikava, Gennady Golovkin, Jenna Haze, and Róbert Vittek.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Philippe Gilbert ranks 622 out of 1,019Before him are Gotye (1980), Ingrid Daubechies (1954), Hector Goetinck (1886), Reginar IV, Count of Mons (null), Georges Theunis (1873), and Gérard Delbeke (1903). After him are Désiré Beaurain (1881), Barthélémy de Theux de Meylandt (1794), Princess Delphine of Belgium (1968), Karel van de Woestijne (1878), Robert Van de Walle (1954), and George Koltanowski (1903).

Among CYCLISTS In Belgium

Among cyclists born in Belgium, Philippe Gilbert ranks 35Before him are Germain Derycke (1929), Claude Criquielion (1957), André Noyelle (1931), Paul Deman (1889), Johan De Muynck (1948), and Tom Boonen (1980). After him are Jean Brankart (1930), Johan Bruyneel (1964), Frans De Mulder (1937), Willy Planckaert (1944), Frank Vandenbroucke (1974), and Maurice Peeters (1882).

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