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Sports director Daniel Willems:

Date of birth: 16th of august 1956

Started racing in 1973

58 victories in 15-18 years categorie.

85 victories in the two and a half years as amateur.

Turned professional with Ijsboerke Gios the first of august 1978 and won 3 races with the professionals in the next two months.

1979 IJsboerkeWarncke, 13 victories

  • first in tour of Belgium
  • second in Ruta del Sol
  • third in Tour of Flanders
  • third in Liege Bastogne Liege
  • third in Tour of Holland
  • fifth in Paris Nice
  • sixed in Gent Wevelgem
  • sixed in championship of Zurich
  • eighth in Milaan San Remo
  • 16th in tour of Lombordie

1980 Ijsboerke Warncke, 21 victories

  • winner of points jersey in tour of Switserland
  • winner of 6 stages in tour of Switserland
  • winner of Ruta del Sol (and two stages)
  • winner of points jersey in Paris Nice
  • second in Tour of Belgium
  • second in GP Eddy Merckx
  • 4th in GP of Frankfurth
  • 5th in championship of Zurich
  • 5th in tour of Suisse
  • 7th in Paris Roubaix
  • 7th in Amstel Gold Race

1981 Capri Sonne Koga Mitaya, 17 victories

  • winner of Fleche Wallone
  • winner of two stages in the tour the France
  • winner of 3 stages in the Catalan week
  • winner of stage in MidiLibre
  • 3th in Grand Prix of Francfurth.
  • 3th in Championship of Zurich.
  • 5th in the catalane week.
  • 6th in the Trophée Laigueglia.
  • 6th in Grand Prix Eddy Merckx.
  • 10th in Belgian championship
  • 10th in Tour of Flanders.
  • 15th in MilaanSanRemo.
  • 16th in Omloop Het Volk.
  • 20th in ParisRoubaix.

1982 (Boule d'OrColnago), 11 victories

  • winner of GP Eddy Merckx
  • winner of two stages in the tour the France
  • winner of stage in 3 days of the Panne.
  • second in 3 days of the Panne
  • 3th in GP E3
  • 6th in Tirreno Adriatico
  • 7th in Tour the France
  • 8th in Belgian Championship

1983 (Boule d'Or) 2 victoires

  • 11th Paris Roubaix
  • 20th Liège Bastogne Liège

1984 (Murella)

1985 (Safir)


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