Frans Maassen

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Frans Maassen
Personal information
Full name Franciscus Albertus Antonius
Johannes Maassen
Born (1965-01-27) January 27, 1965 (age 56)
Haelen, the Netherlands
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1987–1989 Superconfext
1990–1992 Buckler
1993–1994 WordPerfect
1995 Novell
Infobox last updated on
September 7, 2008

Franciscus ("Frans") Albertus Antonius Johannes Maassen (born 27 January 1965 in Haelen, Limburg) is a directeur sportif. He was a professional road racing cyclist between 1987 and 1995. He completed seven Tour de France stage races, twice won the Tour of Belgium,[1] and won the 1994 Tour de Luxembourg.

Since 2005, Maassen has been the assistant directeur sportif of the Rabobank, a Netherlands-based UCI ProTour team.

Major achievements


First year as a professional

1st, Overall, Tour of Belgium (and Stage 3 win)
3rd, Three Days of De Panne
Netherlands Dutch National Road Race Championship
1st, Wincanton Classic
2nd, Milan–San Remo
1st, Stage 1, Tour de France
1st, Overall, Tour of Belgium (and Prologue and Stage 5a wins)
1st, Grand Prix Eddy Merckx
1st, Grand Prix de Fourmies
1st, Overall. Étoile de Bessèges
1st, Amstel Gold Race
2nd, Three Days of De Panne
1st, Overall, Ronde van Nederland
1st, Three Days of De Panne
5th, Tour of Flanders
2nd, Tour of Flanders
2nd, Three Days of De Panne
1st, Overall, Tour de Luxembourg
3rd, Three Days of De Panne
1st Profronde van Heerlen

Tour de France record


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External links

  • Frans Maassen profile at Cycling ArchivesLua error in Module:WikidataCheck at line 22: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value).
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Peter Pieters
Dutch National Road Race Champion
Succeeded by
Peter Winnen