Jean-Pierre Schmitz

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Schmitz in 2006

Jean-Pierre Schmitz (Jempy Schmitz; February 15, 1932 – November 14, 2017) was a Luxembourgian professional road bicycle racer. He was born in Huldange. Schmitz won the Midi Libre in 1957, the Tour de Luxembourg in 1954 and 1958, and one stage in the 1956 Tour de France. In 1955, Schmitz was second in the World Road race championship after Stan Ockers.

Schmitz died on November 14, 2017 in Luxembourg City of multiple myeloma at the age 85.[1]

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