Peter Winnen

Peter Winnen

Peter Winnen in 1980
Personal information
Full name Peter Winnen
Born (1957-09-05) 5 September 1957
Venray, the Netherlands
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 60 kg (130 lb)
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins

Grand Tours

Tour de France
Young rider classification
3 Individual stages
1 Team Time Trial

Single-Day Races and Classics

Dutch Road Race Championship
Infobox last updated on
July 17, 2008

Peter Johannes Gertrudis Winnen (born 5 September 1957) is a Dutch former road racing cyclist. He competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in road racing and finished in 26th place.[1] After the Games he turned professional in 1981. Among his 14 victories were two stages at Alpe d'Huez in the Tour de France and a national championship. He came third in the Tour de France in 1983.

Doping confession

On the Dutch TV-show Reporter, Steven Rooks, Maarten Ducrot and Winnen admitted taking doping in their careers. Winnen talked about his Tour in 1986. "I was very bad and had the choice: go back to home or to provide me with testosterone." – Winnen reached Paris. During his career with Raleigh, Panasonic and Buckler, Winnen used testosterone, amphetamines and corticosteroids.[2]

Career achievements

Major results

1st Stage 4 Tour de Liège
5th Overall Tour de France
1st Young rider classification
1st Stage 19
4th Overall Tour de France:
1st Stage 18
3rd Overall Tour de France:
1st Stage 17
2nd Overall Tour de Suisse
1st Stage 4
2nd Overall Tour de Suisse
1st Stage 7
8th Overall Giro d'Italia
9th Overall Tour de France
1st Stage 2 (TTT)
8th Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Dutch National Road Race Championship
1st Profronde van Heerlen

Grand Tour General Classification results timeline

Grand Tour 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991
Pink jersey Giro - - - - - - 8 8 29 - -
Yellow jersey Tour 5 4 3 26 15 WD - 9 - WD -
golden jersey Vuelta - - - - WD 15 - - - - 15

WD = withdrew

See also


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  2. Dutch stars come clean. News for January 1, 2000.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Frans Maassen
Dutch National Road Race Champion
Succeeded by
Steven Rooks

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