Romain Gijssels was born on March 10, 1907. He died on March 31, 1978.
The Belgian rider won the Paris-Roubaix Classic once and the Tour of Flanders Classic twice.
Gijssels won the 1932 Paris-Roubaix Classic in front of Georges Ronsse of Belgium and Herbert Sieronski of Germany.
Gijssels also won the Tour of Flanders Classic in 1931.
In addition, Gijssels also won the Tour of Flanders Classic in 1932.