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  Georges Claes    

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Georges Claes was born on January 7, 1920. He died on March 14, 1994.

The Belgian rider was a two-time winner of the Paris-Roubaix Classic whose wins were in consecutive years.

Claes won the 1946 Paris-Roubaix Classic in front of Louis Gauthier of France and Lucien Vlaemynck of Belgium.

Claes also won in the 1947 Paris-Roubaix in front of Adolf Verschueren of Belgium and Louis Thietard of France.

In addition, Claes was 3rd in the 1948 Paris-Roubaix behind Rik Van Steenbergen of Belgium and Emile Idee of France.

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