Roger Swerts

Roger Swerts

Swerts c. 1973
Personal information
Full name Roger Swerts
Born (1942-12-28) 28 December 1942
Heusden-Zolder, Belgium
Height 180 cm
Weight 75 kg
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1966 Mercier-BP-Hutchinson
1967 Faema
19681969 Faemino
19701971 Molteni
19721975 IJsboerke-Colner
1976 Molteni-Campagnolo
1977 Fiat
1978 Old Lords-Splendor-KSB
Major wins
Belgian National Road Race Champion (1974)
Züri-Metzgete (1969)
Giro d'Italia, 2 stages
Vuelta a España, 5 stages
Infobox last updated on
20 December 2007

Roger Swerts (born 28 December 1942) is a Belgian former road bicycle racer. As an amateur he placed 18th in the individual road race at the 1964 Summer Olympics[1] and won a bronze medal at the 1965 UCI Road World Championships. He turned professional later in 1965.[2]


1st, Stage 10, Tour de l'Avenir
3rd, World Road Race Championships
1st, Stage 6, Volta a Catalunya
1st, Züri-Metzgete
1st, Nationale Sluitingsprijs
1st, Gent–Wevelgem
1st, Grand Prix de Forli
1st, Grand Prix des Nations
1st, Trofeo Baracchi
1st, Stage 14, Giro d'Italia
1st, Overall, Tour of Belgium
1st, Stages 4 & 5b
1st, Druivenkoers Overijse
1st, Prologue, Giro d'Italia
1st, Stage 5b, Tirreno–Adriatico
1st, Stage 2, Tour of Belgium
9th, Overall, Vuelta a España
1st, Stage 6a
 Belgium Road Race Championship
1st, Overall, Tour of Belgium
10th, Overall, Vuelta a España
1st, Prologue, Stages 8 & 12
1st, Prologue, Vuelta a España


  1. "Roger Swerts Olympic Results". Retrieved 18 August 2014.
  2. Roger Swerts profile at Cycling Archives

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