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  Henri Pelissier    

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Henri Pelissier was born on January 22, 1889. He died on May 1, 1935.

The French rider won the Tour de France once, the Paris-Roubaix Classic twice, the Tour of Lombardy three times, and the Milan-San Remo once.

Pelissier won the Tour de France in 1923 in front of Ottavio Bottecchia of Italy and Romain Bellenger of France.

Pelissier was also 2nd in the 1914 Tour de France behind Philippe Thys of Belgium.

In one-day races, Pelissier won the 1919 Paris-Roubaix Classic in front of Philippe Thys of Belgium and Honore Barthelemy of France.

Pelissier also won the 1921 Paris-Roubaix Classic in front of Francis Pelissier of France and Leon Scieur of Belgium.

Pelissier won the Tour of Lombardy Classic in 1911, 1913, and 1920.

He also won the Milan-San Remo Classic in 1912.



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