Louis Caput

Tour de France 1949: Stage 9; 1955: Stage 14 National Championships 1946: French champion in the road race cycling race Significant 1948: Paris -Tours 1952: Eibarko Bizikleta 1955: Paris - Limoges < brA

Louis Caput (born 23 January 1923 in Saint- Maur- des-Fosses, † February 8, 1985 in Paris) was a French bicycle racer and sports director.

Louis Caput had a 15-year career as a professional cycling from 1942 until 1957. 1946 he became French champion in the road race, won the race Boucles de la Seine- Saint- Denis and Paris -Reims. In 1948, he won Paris- Tours and finished at Liege -Bastogne- Liege third place. In 1949 he won in San Sebastian a stage win in the Tour de France.

1952 decided the caput Rating Basque tour Euskal Bizikleta for themselves. Three years later he won Paris - Limoges and decided one more time a Tour stage for themselves. In 1956 he won the Tour de Picardie.

End of 1957, Louis Caput resigned from active cycling and worked as a real estate agent. From 1966 to 1968 he had the sporty line of the team Kamome - Dilecta, whose best-known driver was in the first season André Darrigade. The original sponsor, a Japanese washing machine producer, could soon no longer be paid, and the team was taken over by Jean de Gribaldy.