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Rudy Dhaenens

1961 - 1998

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Rudy Dhaenens (10 April 1961 – 6 April 1998) was a Belgian professional road bicycle racer who is most famous for winning the World Cycling Championships in 1990 as a member of the Belgian national team. Dhaenens excelled several times in the Paris–Roubaix classic race; finishing second in 1986 and third the following year. Dhaenens won the 1990 World Championship Road Race, held in Utsunomiya, Japan, ahead of Dirk De Wolf of Belgium and Gianni Bugno of Italy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudy Dhaenens has received more than 31,236 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Rudy Dhaenens is the 328th most popular cyclist, the 730th most popular biography from Belgium and the 48th most popular Belgian Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Rudy Dhaenens ranks 328 out of 1,214Before him are Peter Winnen, Joseba Beloki, Robbie McEwen, Gilberto Simoni, Dimitri Konyshev, and Charly Mottet. After him are Levi Leipheimer, Joaquim Rodríguez, Andreas Klöden, Jean-Paul van Poppel, Hans-Henrik Ørsted, and Urs Zimmermann.

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Among people born in 1961, Rudy Dhaenens ranks 455Before him are Troels Rasmussen, Gyrðir Elíasson, Håkan Hardenberger, Hiro Yamamoto, Julian Bailey, and Kent Nielsen. After him are Anton Josipović, Dietmar Woidke, Soane Patita Paini Mafi, Dimitris Saravakos, Sharon Lawrence, and Saskia Reeves. Among people deceased in 1998, Rudy Dhaenens ranks 274Before him are Gennady Yevryuzhikhin, Augusto Magli, Dan Osman, Anna J. Harrison, Binnie Barnes, and Alberto Calderón. After him are Ruth Clifford, Ram Swarup, Muriel Humphrey Brown, Sam Balter, Lalita Pawar, and Eleanor Garatti.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Rudy Dhaenens ranks 730 out of 1,019Before him are Marie Gillain (1975), Philippe Albert (1967), Jérémie Renier (1981), François Damiens (1973), Vital Borkelmans (1963), and Stéphane Demol (1966). After him are Émilie Dequenne (1981), Raymond Mommens (1958), Danny Boffin (1965), Émile Grumiaux (1861), Peter Van Petegem (1970), and Henri Dirickx (1927).

Among CYCLISTS In Belgium

Among cyclists born in Belgium, Rudy Dhaenens ranks 48Before him are Lode Wouters (1929), Greg Van Avermaet (1985), Wout van Aert (1994), Mathieu van der Poel (1995), Eddy Planckaert (1958), and Eric Vanderaerden (1962). After him are Peter Van Petegem (1970), Etienne De Wilde (1958), Bradley Wiggins (1980), Frank Hoste (1955), Sven Nys (1976), and Remco Evenepoel (2000).