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Erik De Vlaeminck

Road bicycle racer
De Vlaeminck in April 1970.

Erik De Vlaeminck (23 March 1945 – 4 December 2015) was a Belgian cyclist. He was a recording-winning cyclo-cross world-champion seven times (in 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973). He was born in Eeklo. He was the brother of Roger De Vlaeminck.

Later in life, De Vlaeminck had Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. He died in Eeklo on 4 December 2015, aged 70.[1]

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  1. "Erik De Vlaeminck dies at age 70". cyclingnews.com. 4 December 2015. Retrieved 1 January 2016.

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