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Greg LeMond, 51 today.

In 1986, LeMond became the first American and the first non-European cyclist to win the Tour de France.

A controversial figure for many, especially when it comes to Le Dopage!

However you may feel about him, he is a very important part of the history of this sport and is responsible for some of the most iconic stories and images connected to the Tour de France.

Major wins

Grand Tours

Tour de France
General Classification

(1986, 1989, 1990)
Young Rider Classification

Combination Classification

(1985, 1986)
5 individual stages
Giro d’Italia

1 individual stage

Stage Races

Critérium du Dauphiné (1983)
Coors Classic (1981, 1985)
Tour DuPont (1992)

Single-Day Races and Classics

UCI World Road Race Champion (1983, 1989)
Happy birthday Greg!