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Roger De Breuker (13 July 1940 – 26 October 2018)

On the of 78, former Tour de France stage winner, Roger De Breuker has passed away. 

Roger De Breuker
Born: 13 July 1940
Died: 26 October 2018

Teams
1962 – Solo – Van Steenbergen
1963 – Solo – Terrot – Van Steenbergen
1964 – Solo – Superia
1965 – Lamot – Libertas
1966 – Libertas

Wins
1962 – Peace Race, stage 9 (amateur)
1962 – Edegem
1963 – Tour de France, stage 6A: Rennes – Angers
1963 – Tour de France, stage 20: Besançon – Troyes

Major results
Tour de France: 1963/72
Ronde van Vlaanderen: 1963/22
Paris-Roubaix: 1963/53
Liege-Bastogne-Liege: 1963/45
Fleche Wallonne: 1964/50

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Dieter Kemper (11 August 1937 – 11 October 2018)

Former German pro rider Dieter Kemper has died on the age of 81. He biggest successes he archieved on the track. 

Dieter Kemper
Born: 11 August 1937
Died: 11 October 2018

Teams
1961 – Torpedo
1962 – Torpedo-Continental
1963 – Torpedo
1965 – Torpedo – Fichtel & Sachs
1966 – Ruberg – Continental
1967 – Rubert – Campagnolo
1968 – Batavus – Continental – Alcina
1969 – Batavus – Continental – Alcina & Maestrilli
1970 – Möbel Huser
1971 – Bika – Milupa & Ruberg
1972 – Rokada
1973 – Ha-Ro & Rokado – De Gribaldy
1974 – Stern Pils
1975 – Stern Pils
1976 – Lejeune-BP & Stern Pils-Lejeune
1977 – Stern Pils
1978 – Stern Pils

Wins
1961 – Dortmund
1962 – Deutschland Tour, stage 1: Oldenburg – Bielefeld
1962 – Tour de Suisse, stage 7: Vaduz – Zurich
1963 – National championship Germany – Pursuit
1964 – Quatre Jours de Dunkerque, stage 1: Dunkerque – Dunkerque
1964 – Bern
1964 – Granges
1964 – National championship Germany – Pursuit
1964 – Six Day of Munster
1965 – Granges
1965 – National championship Germany – Pursuit
1965 – Six Day of Berlin
1965 – Six Day of Frankfurt
1966 – Brugg
1966 – National championship Germany – Pursuit
1966 – Six Day of Bremen
1966 – Six Day of Cologne
1966 – Six Day of Munster
1967 – Munich
1967 – Six Day of Berlin
1967 – Six Day of Dortmund
1967 – Six Day of Melbourne
1968 – Six Day of Melbourne
1969 – National championship Germany – Criteriums
1969 – Tour de Geelen
1969 – European championship – Demi-fond
1969 – Six Day of Berlin
1969 – Six Day of Cologne
1969 – Six Day of Milan 
1969 – Six Day of Zurich
1970 – Six Day of Milan
1971 – Gelsenkirchen
1971 – European championship – Maidson
1971 – European championship – Demi-fond
1971 – Six Day of Dortmund
1971 – Six Day of Groningen
1971 – Six Day of Munster
1971 – Six Day of Zurich
1972 – European championship – Demi-fond
1972 – Six Day of Groningen
1973 – European championship – Demi-fond
1973 – Six Day of Bremen
1974 – Oschelbronn
1974 – Six Day of Castelgomberto
1974 – Six Day of Cologne
1974 – Six Day of Munster
1975 – World championship – Demi-fond
1975 – European championship – Demi-fond
1975 – Six Day of Dortmund
1976 – Six Day of Cologne
1976 – Six Day of Copenhagen

Major results
Wereldkampioenschap: 1961/DNF, 1976/DNF
Tour de France: 1961/DNF

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Andrea Manfredi (10 February 1992 – 29 October 2018)

At the plane crash in Indonesia, former pro rider Andrea Manfredi has died. The Italian rider rode two seasons for Bardiani-CSF.

Andrea Manfredi
Born: 10 February 1992
Died: 29 October 2018

Teams
2013 – Ceramica Flaminia – Fondriest
2014 – Bardiani-CSF
2015 – Bardiani-CSF

Wins
18.07.2012 – Giro della Valle d’Aosta Mont Blanc, stage 2: Issogne – Champdepraz

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Jimmy Duquennoy (9 June 1995 – 5 October 2018)

Friday, current WB Aqua Protect Veranclassic rider Jimmy Duquennoy has passed away.

Jimmy Duquennoy

Born: 9 June 1995, Doornik (BEL)
Died: 5 October 2018, Wez-Valvain (BEL)

Teams
2015 – ColorCode – Aquality Protect
2016 – Wallonië Bruxelles – Group Protect
2017 – WB Veranclassic – Aqua Protect
2018 – WB Aqua Protect – Veranclassic

Major results
Paris-Roubaix: 2018/56e
Gent-Wevelgem: 2017/DNF, 2018/86e

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Javier Otxoa Palacios (30 August 1974 – 24 August 2018)

Yesterday, former Tour de France stage winner Javier Otxoa has passed away at the age of 43. In 2000, he won the Tour stage to Lourdes-Hautacam by beating Lance Armstong and Jose Maria Jimenez. 

In February 2001, a car hit him and his twin brother Ricardo during training. Ricardo died and Javier was in a coma for two months. 

He became paralympic cyclist and won two gold medals, one in Athens 2004 and one in Beijing 2008.

Javier Otxoa Palacios
Born: 30 August 1974, Barakaldo (SPA)
Died: 24 August 2018, Alhaurin de la Torre (SPA)

Teams
1997 – Kelme – Costa Blanca
1998 – Kelme – Costa Blanca
1999 – Kelme – Costa Blanca
2000 – Kelme – Costa Blanca
2001 – Kelme – Costa Blanca

Wins
10.07.2000 – Tour de France, stage 10: Dax – Lourdes-Hautacam
25.07.2000 – Villafranca de Ordizia

Major results
Giro d’Italia: 1998/DNF, 1999/DNF
Tour de France: 1999/86, 2000/13
Amstel Gold Race: 1999/72