Rudi Altig was born on March 18, 1937. He died on June 11, 2016.
The German rider won the Points Jersey in two of the Grand Tour events.
He was also the first German rider to win the Vuelta a Espana.
In addition, he won the World Championship Road Race and two of the five monumnets in cycling.
Altig won the 1962 Vuelta a Espana in front of Jose Perez Frances of Spain and Seamus Elliott of Ireland.
Altig also won the Points Jersey in the Vuelta a Espana that year.
In addition, Altig won Points Jersey in the 1962 Tour de France.