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Willy Van Neste

Willy Van Neste
Van Neste circa 1968
Personal information
Born (1944-03-10) 10 March 1944 (age 80)
Zwevezele, Belgium
Team information
Current teamRetired
Major wins

Willy Van Neste (born 10 March 1944) is a retired Belgian professional road bicycle racer who competed as a professional from 1966 to 1976. He participated in seven editions of the Tour de France, where he won a stage in the 1967 Tour de France and wore the yellow jersey as leader of the general classification for the following day. Other career highlights include winning the Four Days of Dunkirk in 1970, the Züri-Metzgete in 1972 and Grand Prix de Fourmies in 1967. He also finished second in the 1968 Gent–Wevelgem and the 1970 Amstel Gold Race.

Major results

Tour de Namur
Flèche Ardennaise
Wavre – Liège
Lokeren Criterium
Tour de France:
Winner stage 2
Wearing yellow jersey for one day
GP Fourmies
Ronse – Doornik – Ronse
Four days of Dunkerque
De Panne

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