Arthur Decabooter

Arthur Decabooter

Decabooter in 2011
Personal information
Full name Arthur Decabooter
Nickname El Toro
Born (1936-10-03)3 October 1936
Welden, Belgium
Died 26 May 2012(2012-05-26) (aged 75)
Team information
Current team deceased
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Classics rider
Major wins
Tour of Flanders 1960
Points classification in the Vuelta a España 1960

Arthur Decabooter (3 October 1936 – 26 May 2012) was a Belgian professional racing cyclist, active as a professional between 1959 and 1967.[1] Cyclist Walter Godefroot is his wife's brother-in-law.

Apart from a few years when he was signed to Libéria-Grammont (1962) and to Solo (1963–1964), he rode for the Groene Leeuw team. His major wins were the 1960 Tour of Flanders and 2 stages and the points classification in the Vuelta a España the same year. Decabooter's other wins include Dwars door België, Omloop Het Volk, Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne, E3 Prijs Vlaanderen – Harelbeke, and a stage in the Tour of Belgium.




  1. Decabooter kreeg een hartstilstand tijdens een fietstocht. "sporza: Arthur "Tuur" Decabooter (75) is niet meer". Retrieved 2012-05-26.

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