Heiri Suter, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Heiri Suter

Swiss racing cyclist (1899-1978)

Date of Birth: 10-Jul-1899

Place of Birth: Gränichen, Aargau, Switzerland

Date of Death: 06-Nov-1978

Profession: sport cyclist

Nationality: Switzerland

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Heiri Suter

  • Heinrich 'Heiri' Suter (10 July 1899 – 6 November 1978) was a Swiss road racing cyclist.
  • Excelling mainly in the classics, Suter was the first non-Belgian winner of the Tour of Flanders in 1923.
  • Two weeks after his win in the Tour of Flanders, he won Paris–Roubaix, becoming the first cyclist to win both classics in the same year.
  • He also holds a record six victories in ZĂĽri-Metzgete, Switerland's most important one-day race. Suter won 58 professional races, including: Grand Prix Wolber (unofficial world championship): (1922, 1925) Road champion of Switzerland: (1920, 1921, 1922, 1926, 1929) motor-paced champion of Switzerland: (1932, 1933) ZĂĽri-Metzgete: (1919, 1920, 1922, 1924, 1928, 1929) Paris–Roubaix: (1923) Tour of Flanders: (1923) Bordeaux–Paris (1925) Paris–Tours: (1926, 1927)

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