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Full name  Jean Bobet
Role  Bicycler
Name  Jean Bobet

Discipline  Road
Current team  Retired
Siblings  Louison Bobet
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Born  22 February 1930 (age 85) Saint-Meen-le-Grand, France (1930-02-22)
Similar People  Louison Bobet, Andre Darrigade, Raphael Geminiani, Albert Bouvet, Jacques Anquetil

Jean Bobet (born 22 February 1930 in Saint-Méen-le-Grand) is a French former road bicycle racer. He is the younger brother of Louison Bobet. Less talented, he did nevertheless win the world students' championship as an amateur and then, as a professional, Paris–Nice in 1955, Genoa-Nice in 1956 and the Circuit du Morbihan in 1953. He came third in Milan–San Remo in 1953. He rode from 1949 to 1959, including all three Grand Tours.


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He and his brother retired from racing after a car carrying him and his brother crashed outside Paris in the autumn of 1960. Louison went into business ventures and Jean became a journalist. He became head of sport at Radio Luxembourg, wrote for L'Équipe and then Le Monde. He made occasional contributions to Miroir du Cyclisme and still appears on television, notably in retrospective programmes. He was instrumental in forming a museum in his brother's memory in Saint-Méen-le-Grand.

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He has written several books, including "Louison Bobet, une vélobiographie" (Editions Gallimard, 1958), an account of life with his brother in "Demain on roule" (Editions de La Table Ronde, 2004), translated as "Tomorrow We Ride" (Mousehold Press, 2008), and a history of one of the first stars of the Tour de France: "Lapize, celui-là était un 'as'" (Editions de La Table Ronde, 2003).

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  • 1949-1951. Stella-Dunlop
  • 1952 Stella-Huret
  • 1953 Bottecchia and Stella-Wolber-Dunlop
  • 1954 Stella-Wolber-Dunlop
  • 1955 L. Bobet-BP-Hutchinson and Mercier-Hutchinson
  • 1956 L. Bobet-BP-Hutchinson
  • 1957 L. Bobet-BP-Hutchinson, Mercier-BP-Hutchinson and Velo Club Bustese
  • 1958-1959 L. Bobet-BP-Hutchinson
  • Tour de France

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  • 1955 14th
  • 1957 15th
  • Giro d'Italia

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  • 1953 Did not finish
  • 1957 25th
  • 1958 Did not finish (11th stage)
  • Vuelta a España

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  • 1956 Did not finish (16th stage)
  • References

    Jean Bobet Wikipedia