Claude Criquielion

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Claude Criquielion
Deux-Acren (Lessines) - Grand Prix Criquielion, 17 mai 2014, arrivée (B12).JPG
Criquielion in 2014
Personal information
Full nameClaude Criquielion
Born(1957-01-11)11 January 1957
Lessines, Belgium
Died18 February 2015(2015-02-18) (aged 58)
Aalst, Belgium
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
1979Kas–Campagnolo
1980–1989Template:Cycling data Splendor
1990–1991Template:Cycling data LOT
Managerial teams
2000–2004Template:Cycling data LOT
2005-2006Landbouwkrediet–Colnago
Major wins
1984 World Road Race Championship
La Flèche Wallonne (1985, 1989)
Tour of Flanders (1987)
Tour de Romandie (1986)
Clásica de San Sebastián (1983)
Medal record
Representing  Belgium
Men's road bicycle racing
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1984 Barcelona Elite Men's Road Race

Claude Criquielion (11 January 1957 – 18 February 2015) was a Belgian professional road bicycle racer. He raced between 1979 and 1990. In 1984, Criquielion became the world road race champion in Barcelona, Spain on a gruelling course. He had five top-ten finishes in the Tour de France.

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