- About Raymond Poulidor
Full name: Raymond Poulidor
Also known as: Raymond Poulidor, Poulidor, Raymond
- Raymond Poulidor Biography
Raymond Poulidor (born 15 April 1936), is a former professional bicycle racer. He was known as the eternal second, because he finished the Tour de France in second place five times, and in third place three times, including his final Tour at the age of 40. Despite his consistency, he never wore the Yellow Jersey in 14 Tours, of which he completed 12.His career was distinguished, despite coinciding with two great riders - Jacques Anquetil and Eddy Merckx. This underdog position may have been the reason Poulidor was a favourite of the public.
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