Lucien van Impe

Lucien van Impe

Lucien Van Impe (born 20 October 1946 in Mere, Belgium) was the winner of the 1976 Tour de France, and also six times winner of the mountains classification in the Tour. He earned his nickname “de kleine van Mere” (The little one from Mere) because of his little build.

He won the mountain classification of the Giro d’Italia twice (in 1982 and 1983 – in 1982 he was also second in the general classification, and in 1983 he won a stage). He won a stage in the 1979 the Vuelta a España.

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