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Désiré Letort

Désiré Letort
Personal information
Full name Désiré Letort
Born (1943-01-29)January 29, 1943
Corseul, France
Died September 9, 2012(2012-09-09) (aged 69)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1970
1973
BIC
Gitane-Frigécrème
Infobox last updated on
February 19, 2009

Désiré Letort (29 January 1943 - 9 September 2012) was a French cyclist.[1]

Biography

Letort was born in Corseul. He won the French national road race championship in 1967, but after the race failed the doping tests.

Letort raced in eight Tour de Frances. He the yellow jersey in the 1969 Tour de France for one day after stage 5.[2]

Palmarès

1963
French military champion
Circuit des 2 provinces
1966
Paris–Camembert
Sévignac
1967
 France national road race championship failed doping test
Sévignac
1968
Critérium de Saint-Georges-de-Chesné
1969
Ploerdut
Laval
Plancoet
1970
Issé
Hénon
1971
Tour du Haut Var
Nice-Seillans

Grand tour results

Tour de France

Vuelta a España

Giro d'Italia

References

  1. ^ "Cyclisme. Disparition de Désiré Letort - Plancoët - Cyclisme" (in Français). ouest-france.fr. Retrieved 2012-09-11. 
  2. ^ "1969 Tour de France jerseys". 

External links

  • Palmarès (French)
  • Désiré Letort profile at Cycling Archives
  • Official Tour de France results


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