Joël Robert

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Joël Robert (26 November 1943 – 13 January 2021) was a Belgian professional motocross racer. He was one of the most successful motocross racers competing in the Motocross World Championships during the 1960s and early 1970s.[1][2]

Robert died on 13 January 2021 in Gilly, Belgium, aged 77.[3] He was in a coma after having a heart attack while being treated with COVID-19.[4]

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  1. "Joël Robert career profile". bestsports.com.br. Retrieved 28 April 2012.
  2. "Joël Robert at the Motorcycle Hall of Fame". motorcyclemuseum.org. Retrieved 28 April 2012.
  3. Belgische motorcrosslegende Joël Robert (77) is overleden sporza.be, 13 January 2021, article in Dutch
  4. Joël Robert (77) overleden: België moet afscheid nemen van een motorcrosslegende