Jean-Pierre Genet, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jean-Pierre Genet

Road bicycle racer

Date of Birth: 24-Oct-1940

Place of Birth: Brest, Brittany, France

Date of Death: 15-Mar-2005

Profession: sport cyclist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Jean-Pierre Genet

  • Jean-Pierre Genet (24 October 1940, in Brest – 15 March 2005, in Loctudy) was a professional road bicycle racer from Brest, France from 1964 to 1976.
  • During this time he stayed with one cycling team, the Mercier team of Raymond Poulidor.
  • He rode 13 editions of the Tour de France where he won three stages, once each in 1968, 1971 and 1974.
  • He wore the yellow jersey as leader of the general classification for one day in the 1968 Tour de France.
  • In 1967, Genet was the Lanterne rouge (last finishing cyclist) in the Tour de France.

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