Happy birthday to Ferdinand Bracke, who was born on May 25, 1939.
The Belgian rider is best known for winning the 1971 Vuelta a Espana in front of Wilfried David of Belgium and Luis Ocana of Spain.
In addition, Bracke also stood on the podium at the 1968 Tour de France, after finishing in 3rd place behind Jan Janssen of Holland and Herman Van Springel of Belgium.
Bracke’s accomplishments also include, winning the Grand Prix des Nations Individual Time Trial Championships in 1962, 1966 Trofeo Barrachi alongside Eddy Merckx and the Gran Prix Pino Cerami in 1973.
Gelukkige verjaardag Ferdinand !
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