Gilbert Glaus

Gilbert Glaus ( born December 2, 1955 in Thun ) is a retired Swiss cyclist.

Gilbert Glaus grew up in Kerzers and is a trained locksmith. From 1971 he was active as a cyclist, first as an amateur. In 1977 he won the Grand Prix Tell. In the streets - Cycling World Championships 1978 he became world champion in the road race at the Nurburgring and won with the team the bronze medal in the team time trial. In 1980 Gilbert Glaus at the Olympic Games in Moscow, he finished in eleventh place in the road race and in the team time trial Thirteenth. In 1981, he finished third at the world road championships in Prague. 1977, 1980 and 1981, he won the Giro del Mendrisio, making it to this day record winner.

1982 was Glaus, who was regarded as a sprinter, pro, winning the Swiss road championship. Five times - 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986 and 1987 - he took part in the Tour de France. At the Tour de France in 1983, he won the 22nd and final stage on the Champs Élysées in Paris. In 1984, he finished last and support the Red Lantern.

1986 won Gilbert Glaus at Bordeaux - Paris in 1987 at the Trofeo Laigueglia. Four times during his career he won the reservoir Tour Klingnau; after his last victory in 1992, he ended his cycling career as a professional. He then won the Ötztal Bicycle Marathon for Every men.