Albert van Midden

Albert van Midden (22 January 1948 – 31 July 2019) was a Dutch road racing cyclist and track cyclist. Initial being active as an amateur cyclist, he was professional from 1968 until 1975.[1] He won the amateur race of the 1968 Six Days of Rotterdam.[2] In January 1969 he won, together with Rini Wachtmans, Harrie Steevens and René Pijnen, the Nations Prize in Antwerp.[3]

Albert van Midden
Personal information
Born (1948-01-22) 22 January 1948 (age 75)
Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Died31 July 2019(2019-07-31) (aged 71)
Hilversum, Netherlands
Team information
DisciplineRoad, Track, Six days racing
RoleRider
Professional teams
1968-1969Caballero
1970-1971Willem II-Gazelle
1972Beaulieu-Flandria
1973Canada Dry-Gazelle
1974Robot-Office du Meuble Hannut
1975Shimano-Dura Ace

On the road he competed in among others the 1970 Vuelta a España and 1971 Tour of Flanders.[4]

In June 1973, he was at the last moment removed from the 1973 Tour de France team, due to “underachievement”.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Albert van Midden". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  2. "De successen van de amateurs in de Rotterdamse Zesdaagsen en bij Ahoy op Zondag" (in Dutch). p. 1. Retrieved 16 June 2022 – via docplayer-nl.
  3. "Steevens, Pijnen, Van Midden en Wachtmans winnen landenprijs". De Nieuwe Limburger (in Dutch). 6 January 1969. Retrieved 16 June 2022 – via Delpher.
  4. "Albert van Midden". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  5. "Drie renners uit de Tourploeg". Algemeen Dagblad (in Dutch). 27 June 1973. Retrieved 16 June 2022 – via Delpher.

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