Albert Bouvet, French racing cyclist, Died at 87


Albert Bouvet was born on February 28, 1930, and died on May 20, 2017.

He was a French professional cyclist.

He won Paris–Tours in 1956 and remained the last Frenchman to win until Jacky Durand won in 1998.

Albert Bouvet’s name is also associated with Paris–Roubaix, as an organizer and discoverer of new sections of pavé.

For the Albert Bouvet Trophy is a race between Saint Gregory and Saint-Georges-de-Reintembault in Ille et Vilaine.

Albert Bouvet passed away at 87 years old.