| March 10, 1919
Sint-Martens-Lierde (1919-03-10) |
May 10, 1980, Ghent, Belgium
Emiel Faignaert Wikipedia
Emiel Faignaert (March 10, 1919 in Sint-Martens-Lierde – May 10, 1980 in Ghent) was a Belgian cyclist.
He was professional from 1940 to 1950. In 1943, Faignaert won Antwerp-Ghent-Antwerp. His biggest success was in 1947 when he won the Tour of Flanders. Overall, he won 27 races.
In Faignaert's home town, a monument of him was erected in 2007.
2nd of the Grand Prix de Wallonie
2nd of the Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
6th of Paris-Roubaix
Tour of Flanders
2nd of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad