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Jos Boons

Full name: Jozef "Jos" Boons
Gender: Male
Born: February 13, 1943 in Vorst-Kempen, Laakdal, Antwerpen, Belgium
Died: December 15, 2000 in Vorst-Kempen, Laakdal, Antwerpen, Belgium
Affiliations: Lierse Bicycle Club
Country: BEL Belgium
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Jos Boons is one of the few Belgian cyclists to win the national road title both as an amateur (1964) and as a professional (1967). After his Olympic appearance in Tokyo, Boons turned pro, but except for his Belgian title never managed wins in major races, although he won a slew of less important races. He died at age 57, after being involved in a crash with a truck.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Belgium BEL 38

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Cycling Belgium Final Standings 38 at 0:00.13
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