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Sunday, March 17, 2013
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Lucien Lazarides (1922 - 2005) was born in Greece, but immigrated to France and became a French citizen in 1929. He was a professional road bicycle racer during the years 1946 through 1956. His first major victory came in 1949 when he won the Dauphine Libere. At the 1951 Tour de France he finished in third place overall in the general classifications. His last notable victory was in 1955 when he won the tenth stage of the Tour de France. Lucien Lazarides younger brother, Apo Lazarides, was also a professional cyclist.