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Michel D'Hooghe (cyclist)

Michel D'Hooghe
Personal information
Full nameMichel D'Hooghe
Born(1912-02-19)19 February 1912
Zele, East Flanders, Belgium
Died12 May 1940(1940-05-12) (aged 28)
Lokeren, East Flanders, Belgium
Team information
Professional team
1934–1940Van Hauwaert
Major wins
Tour of Flanders (1937)

Michel D'Hooghe (19 February 1912 – 12 May 1940) was a Belgian racing cyclist.[1][2] He won the Tour of Flanders in 1937.[3] D'Hooghe was killed in action during World War II, during an aerial bombardment over the city of Lokeren in May 1940.[4]

Major results

1st Omloop der Vlaamse Gewesten independents
3rd Grote 1-MeiPrijs
2nd Omloop van het Houtland
2nd GP Dr. Eugeen Roggeman (nl)
4th Ronde van Limburg
1st Ronde van Limburg
1st GP Marcel Kint
2nd Grote 1-MeiPrijs
2nd Nationale Sluitingsprijs
2nd GP Stad Vilvoorde
2nd GP Frans Melckenbeeck (nl)
2nd Omloop van Midden-Vlaanderen
2nd Grote Prijs Stad Sint-Niklaas
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
3rd De Drie Zustersteden
1st Tour of Flanders
1st Grote Prijs Stad Sint-Niklaas
2nd GP Stad Vilvoorde
2nd Scheldeprijs
3rd Omloop van Midden-Vlaanderen
4th GP Marcel Kint
7th Road race, UCI World Championships
2nd Antwerpen–Gent–Antwerpen
6th Ronde van Limburg


  1. ^ "Michel D'Hooghe". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Michel D'Hooghe". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
  3. ^ "1937 Ronde van Vlaanderen results". BikeRaceInfo. McGann Publishing. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Michel D'HOOGHE". Memoire du cyclisme. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  5. ^ "Michel D'Hooghe". 16 March 2024.
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Michel D'Hooghe (cyclist)
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