World Road Race Champions Living and Died

 
WCRR Champion
Championship Year
Date of Birth
Date of Death
 

Stan Ockers (Bel)

1955

Born: February 3, 1920

Died: October 1, 1956

 

Fausto Coppi (Ita)

1953

Born: September 15, 1919

Died: January 2, 1960

 

Learco Guerra (Ita)

1931

Born: October 14, 1902

Died: February 7, 1963

 

Tommy Simpson (GBr)

1965

Born: November 30, 1937

Died: July 13, 1967

 

George Ronsse (Bel)

1928, 29

Born: Marc 4, 1906

Died: July 4, 1969

 

Jean-Pierre Monseré (Fra)

1970

Born: September 8, 1948

Died: March 15, 1971

 

Karel Kaers (Bel)

1934

Born: June 3, 1914

Died: December 20, 1972

 

Heinz Müller (Ger)

1952

Born: September 16, 1924

Died: September 25, 1975

 

Georges Speicher (Fra)

1933

Born: June 8, 1907

Died: January 24, 1978

 

Louison Bobet (Fra)

1954

Born: March 12, 1925

Died: March 13, 1983

 

Antonin Magne (Fra)

1936

Born: February 15, 1904

Died: September 8, 1983

 

Hans Knecht (Sui)

1946

Born: September 26, 1913

Died: March 8, 1986

 

Alfredo Binda (Ita)

1927, 30, 32

Born: August 11, 1902

Died: July 19, 1986

 

Eloi Meulenberg (Bel)

1937

Born: September 22, 1912

Died: February 26, 1989

 

Jean Aerts (Bel)

1935

Born: September 8, 1907

Died: June 15, 1992

 

Rudy Dhaenens

1990

Born: April 10, 1961

Died: April 6, 1998

 

Marcel Kint (Bel)

1938

Born: September 20, 1914

Died: March 23, 2002

 

Rik Van Steenbergen (Bel)

1949, 56, 57

Born: September 9, 1924

Died: May 15, 2003

 

Albiek ‘Brik’ Schotte (Bel)

1948, 50

Born: September 7, 1919

Died: April 4, 2004

 

Gerrie Knetemann (Hol)

1978

Born: March 6, 1951

Died: November 2, 2004

 

Théo Middelkamp (Hol)

1947

Born: February 23, 1914

Died: May 2, 2005

  Jean Stablinski (Fra)
1962
Born: May 21, 1932 Died: July 22, 2007
 

Claude Criquielion (Bel)

1984

Born: January 11, 1957

Died: February 18, 2015

 

Rudi Altig (Ger)

1966

Born: March 18, 1937

Died: June 11, 2016
 

Ferdi Kübler (Sui)

1951

Born: July 14, 1919

Died: December 29, 2016

 
WCRR Champion
Championship Year
Date of Birth
Age (As of Feb 2016)
 

André Darrigade (Fra)

1959

Born: April 24, 1929

87

 

Ercole Baldini (Ita)

1958

Born: January 26, 1933

84

 

Rik Van Looy (Bel)

1960, 61

Born: December 20, 1933

83

 

Vittorio Adorni (Ita)

1968

Born: November 14, 1937

79

 

Jan Janssen (Hol)

1964

Born: May 19, 1940

76

 

Benoni Beheyt (Bel)

1963

Born: September 27, 1940

76

 

Felice Gimondi (Ita)

1973

Born: September 29, 1942

74

 

Harm Ottenbros (Hol)

1969

Born: June 27, 1943

73

 

Mariano Basso (Ita)

1972

Born: June 1, 1945

71

 

Eddy Merckx (Bel)

1967, 71, 74

Born: June 17, 1945

71

 

Joop Zoetemelk (Hol)

1985

Born: December 3, 1946

70

 

Hennie Kuiper (Hol)

1975

Born: February 3, 1949

68

 

Francesco Moser (Ita)

1977

Born: June 19, 1951

65

 

Freddy Maertens (Bel)

1976, 81

Born: February 13, 1952

65

 

Jan Raas (Hol)

1979

Born: November 8, 1952

64

 

Bernard Hinault (Fra)

1980

Born: November 14, 1954

62

 

Giuseppe Saronni (Ita)

1982

Born: September 22, 1957

59

 

Stephen Roche (Ire)

1987

Born: November 28, 1959

57

 

Moreno Argentin (Ita)

1986

Born: December 17, 1960

56

 

Greg Lemond ( USA )

1983, 89

Born: June 26, 1961

55

 

Gianni Bugno (Ita)

1991, 92

Born: February 14, 1964

53

 

Maurizio Fondriest (Ita)

1988

Born: January 15, 1965

52

 

Johan Museeuw (Bel)

1996

Born: October 13, 1965

51

 

Luc Leblanc (Fra)

1994

Born: August 4, 1966

50

 

Mario Cipollini (Ita)

2002

Born: March 22, 1967

49

 

Laurent Brochard (Fra)

1997

Born: March 26, 1968

48

 

Abraham Olano (Spa)

1995

Born: January 22, 1970

47

 

Oskar Camenzind (Sui)

1998

Born: September 12, 1971

45

 

Lance Armstrong ( USA )

1993

Born: September 18, 1971

45

 

Romain Vainsteins (Let)

2000

Born: March 3, 1973

43

  Paolo Bettini (Ita)
2006, 07
Born: April 1, 1974
42
 

Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa)

1999, 01, 04

Born: February 15, 1976

41

 

Igor Astarloa (Spa)

2003

Born: March 29, 1976

40

  Cadel Evans (Aus)
2009
Born: February 14, 1977
40
  Thor Hushovd (Nor)
2010
Born: January 18, 1978

39

  Alessandro Ballan (Ita)
2008
Born: November 6, 1979

37

 

Tom Boonen (Bel)

2005

Born: October 15, 1980

36

  Philippe Gilbert (Bel)
20112

Born: July 5, 1982

34

  Mark Cavendish (GBr)
2011

Born: May 21, 1985

31

  Rui Casta (Por)
2013

Born: October 5, 1986

31

  Peter Sagan (Slv)
2015, 16

Born: January 26, 1990

27

  Michał Kwiatkowski (Pol)
2014

Born: June 2, 1990

26

         

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