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Arthur De Cabooter  

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Happy birthday to Arthur De Cabooter, who was born on this day in 1936, and died on May 26, 2012. 

The Belgian rider is best remembered for winning the 1960 Tour of Flanders Classic.

19600403 - WETTEREN, BELGIUM : Groene Leeuw Team Belgian cyclist Arthur De Cabooter pictured as he wins the 1960 edition of the Tour Of Flanders (Ronde) in Wetteren on 3 April 1960. BELGA PHOTO ARCHIVES

As far as Grand Tour races are concerned, De Cabooter won the Points Jersey the 1960 Vuelta a Espana.

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In addition, De Cabooter won the 1960 Tour of Belgium, the 1961 Omloop Het Volk classic, the E3 Prijs Vlaanderens – Harelbeke that same year and 1964 Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne.

De Cabooter also won numerous lesser-known races throughout Belgium during career., before retiring from competition in 1967.

Gelukkige verjaardag Arthur!

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