Eddy MERCKX
 
Country:    Belgium
Born:   1945-06-17 (72)
Gender:  
Family:   Father of Axel Merckx
  
  
 

Road | Track | More
Important victories
  NC Belgium (1970)
  World Championships (1967, 1971, 1974)
  Giro d`Italia (1968, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974)
  Tour de France (1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974)
  Vuelta a Espana (1973)
  Milano - San Remo (1966, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1975, 1976)
  Paris - Roubaix (1968, 1970, 1973)
  Tour of Flanders (1969, 1975)
  Liege - Bastogne - Liege (1969, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975)
  Giro di Lombardia (1971, 1972)

Year   Teams    CycleBase
Rankings
   Super
Prestige
Pernod
  1965    Solo - Superia (from May)      97    -
  1966    Peugeot - BP - Michelin       8    6
  1967    Peugeot - BP - Michelin       3    2
  1968    Faema       1    5
  1969    Faema       1    1
  1970    Faemino       1    1
  1971    Molteni - Arcore       1    1
  1972    Molteni       1    1
  1973    Molteni       1    1
  1974    Molteni       1    1
  1975    Molteni       1    1
  1976    Molteni - Campagnolo       5    4
  1977    Fiat       10    -
  1978    C & A       330    -
     Overall          2

Results | Analysis

1964

Brussel - Opwijk (1/3)
  1st place
Gent - Wevelgem (amateurs) (22/3)
  4th place
Sterfinale Aartselaar (14/6)
  9th place
World Championships Amateurs (5/9)
  1st place

1965

Enschede - MĂĽnster (24/4)
  1st place
GP Jef Scherens (8/5)
  2nd place
GP Stad Vilvoorde (11/5)
  1st place
Circuit du Tournaisis (18/5)
  8th place
Circuit Escaut-Dendre-Lys (12/6)
  2nd place
Manx Trophy (22/6)
  2nd place
Omloop Houtland (27/6)
  1st place
Wezembeek - Oppem (8/7)
  1st place
GP de l`Escaut (27/7)
  10th place
NC Belgium (1/8)
  2nd place
World Championships (5/9)
  29th place

1966

Omloop Het Volk (5/3)
  3rd place
Paris - Nice (8-15/3)
  4th place
  3rd place in 1st stage
  1st place in ranking after 2nd stage
  8th place in 5th stage
  5th place in 7th stage
  4th place in 8th stage
  6th place in 9th stage
Milano - San Remo (19/3)
  1st place
Gent - Wevelgem (23/3)
  9th place
Dwars door Belgie (3/4)
  4th place
GP Pino Cerami (6/4)
  1st place
Paris - Roubaix (17/4)
  15th place
Paris - Bruxelles (24/4)
  20th place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (2/5)
  8th place
Brussel - Meulebeke (22/5)
  1st place
Midi Libre (13-16/6)
  1st place in 2nd stage
Tour de Morbihan (11-14/8)
  1st place
  1st place in 3rd stage
  1st place in 4th stage
World Championships (28/8)
  12nd place
Druivenkoers (31/8)
  1st place
Criterium des As (10/9)
  6th place
Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen (15/9)
  1st place
GP des Nations (25/9)
  3rd place
Circuit des Frontieres (4/10)
  1st place
Paris - Tours (9/10)
  20th place
Montjuich (12/10)
  1st place
  1st place in 1st stage
  2nd place in 2nd stage
GP Lugano (16/10)
  4th place
Coppa Agostoni (19/10)
  2nd place
Giro di Lombardia (22/10)
  2nd place
Trofeo Baracchi (4/11)
  1st place

1967

Giro di Sardegna (27/2-5/3)
  1st place in 6th stage
  1st place in 7th stage
Paris - Nice (8-15/3)
  10th place
  1st place in 2nd stage
  1st place in 6th stage
Milano - San Remo (19/3)
  1st place
E3 Prijs Harelbeke (25/3)
  8th place
Gent - Wevelgem (29/3)
  1st place
Tour of Flanders (2/4)
  3rd place
Paris - Roubaix (9/4)
  8th place
Amstel Gold Race (15/4)
  16th place
Rund um den Henniger Turm (16/4)
  7th place
Circuit du Tournaisis (25/4)
  1st place
La Flèche Wallonne (28/4)
  1st place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (1/5)
  2nd place
Tour du Condroz (4/5)
  1st place
Giro d`Italia (22/5-11/6)
  9th place
  2. place in points ranking
  1st place in 12nd stage
  1st place in 14th stage
  2nd place in 19th stage
GP Union Dortmund (25/6)
  4th place
Omloop van de Zennevallei (15/8)
  1st place
World Championships (3/9)
  1st place
Parijs - Luxemburg (15-17/9)
  6th place
  1st place in 3rd stage
Tweedaagse van Bertrix (27-28/9)
  5th place
Sluitingsprijs (17/10)
  1st place
Giro di Lombardia (21/10)
  7th place
Criterium des As (22/10)
  1st place
Dwars door Lausanne (28/10)
  2nd place
Trofeo Baracchi (4/11)
  1st place

1968

GP Cannes (18/2)
  5th place
Giro di Sardegna (24/2-1/3)
  1st place
  1st place in 1st stage
  1st place in 6th stage
Sassari - Cagliari (3/3)
  3rd place
Milano - San Remo (19/3)
  31st place
Semaine Catalane (26-31/3)
  1st place in 3rd stage
Tour of Flanders (30/3)
  9th place
Ronde van Belgie (2-5/4)
  1st place in 2nd stage
Paris - Roubaix (7/4)
  1st place
La Fleche Brabanconne (14/4)
  8th place
Gent - Wevelgem (16/4)
  9th place
Tour de Romandie (9-12/5)
  1st place
  1st place in 1st stage
Giro d`Italia (21/5-12/6)
  1st place
  1. place in points ranking
  1. place in mountain ranking
  1st place in 1st stage
  2nd place in 2nd stage
  2nd place in 5th stage
  1st place in 8th stage
  2nd place in 10th stage
  1st place in 12nd stage
  2nd place in 16th stage
GP Forli (23/6)
  2nd place
GP Flandria (20/7)
  6th place
Tre Valli Varesine (10/8)
  1st place
Omloop van de Zennevallei (15/8)
  2nd place
Parijs - Luxemburg (22-25/8)
  7th place
Coupe Sels (27/8)
  6th place
World Championships (1/9)
  8th place
Volta a Catalunya (8-15/9)
  1st place
  1st place in 2nd stage
  1st place in 7th stage
Paris - Tours (6/10)
  8th place
Giro di Lombardia (12/10)
  3rd place
Sluitingsprijs (15/10)
  5th place
GP Lugano (20/10)
  1st place
Dwars door Lausanne (27/10)
  1st place
  1st place in 1st stage
  1st place in 2nd stage

1969

Trofeo Laigueglia (15/2)
  2nd place
Tour de Levant (3-9/3)
  1st place
  1st place in 3rd stage
  1st place in 4th stage
  1st place in 5th stage
Paris - Nice (10-16/3)
  1st place
  1st place in 3rd stage
  1st place in 5th stage
  1st place in 10th stage
Milano - San Remo (19/3)
  1st place
E3 Prijs Harelbeke (22/3)
  7th place
Tour of Flanders (30/3)
  1st place
Vuelta a Mallorca (31/3-3/4)
  1st place in 3rd stage
Paris - Roubaix (13/4)
  2nd place
Amstel Gold Race (18/4)
  3rd place
La Flèche Wallonne (20/4)
  5th place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (22/4)
  1st place
Omloop van de Vlaamse Gewesten (27/4)
  10th place
ZĂĽri Metzgete (4/5)
  4th place
Brussel - Meulebeke (11/5)
  1st place
Giro d`Italia (16/5-8/6)
  1st place in 3rd stage
  1st place in 4th stage
  1st place in 7th stage
  1st place in 15th stage
Tour de France (28/6-20/7)
  1st place
  1. place in points ranking
  1. place in mountain ranking
  2nd place in 1st stage
  1st place in 8th stage
  1st place in 10th stage
  2nd place in 12nd stage
  2nd place in 13rd stage
  1st place in 14th stage
  3rd place in 15th stage
  1st place in 18th stage
  1st place in 20th stage
  2nd place in 23rd stage
  1st place in 26th stage
Parijs - Luxemburg (5-6/8)
  1st place
  1st place in 2nd stage
Trofeo Baracchi (2/10)
  3rd place
Dwars door Lausanne (12/10)
  6th place

1970

Giro di Sardegna (22-27/2)
  2nd place
  1st place in 2nd stage
  1st place in 5th stage
Omloop Het Volk (28/2)
  7th place
Mont Faron (tijdrit) (7/3)
  6th place
Paris - Nice (8-16/3)
  1st place
  1st place in 3rd stage
  1st place in 8th stage
  1st place in 10th stage
Milano - San Remo (19/3)
  8th place
Gent - Wevelgem (1/4)
  1st place
Tour of Flanders (5/4)
  3rd place
Ronde van Belgie (6-10/4)
  1st place
  1st place in 2nd stage
  1st place in 5th stage
Paris - Roubaix (12/4)
  1st place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (17/4)
  3rd place
La Flèche Wallonne (19/4)
  1st place
Amstel Gold Race (25/4)
  8th place
Polymultipliee (26/4)
  5th place
Rund um den Henniger Turm (1/5)
  8th place
Tour du Condroz (7/5)
  4th place
Giro d`Italia (18/5-7/6)
  1st place
  3. place in points ranking
  1st place in 2nd stage
  3rd place in 3rd stage
  1st place in 7th stage
  1st place in 9th stage
Tour de la Flandre Orientale (14/6)
  3rd place
World Championships (18/6)
  29th place
NC Belgium (21/6)
  1st place
Tour de France (27/6-19/7)
  1st place
  2. place in points ranking
  1. place in mountain ranking
  1st place in prologue
  3rd place in 1st stage
  1st place in 9th stage
  2nd place in 10th stage
  1st place in 13rd stage
  1st place in 14th stage
  1st place in 16th stage
  1st place in 18th stage
  1st place in 25th stage
  1st place in 28th stage
GP Union Dortmund (30/8)
  1st place
Tre Valli Varesine (6/9)
  2nd place
Puy-de-Dome (13/9)
  2nd place
  1st place in 1st stage
Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen (17/9)
  7th place
Giro del Lazio (20/9)
  6th place
Montjuich (24/9)
  1st place
  1st place in 2nd stage
Giro dell`Emilia (3/10)
  7th place
Criterium des As (4/10)
  1st place
Coppa Agostoni (7/10)
  1st place
Giro di Lombardia (10/10)
  4th place
Dwars door Lausanne (11/10)
  1st place
  1st place in 2nd stage

1971

Trofeo Laigueglia (21/2)
  4th place
GP Monaco (24/2)
  2nd place
Giro di Sardegna (27/2-3/3)
  1st place
  1st place in 1st stage
  1st place in 3rd stage
  1st place in 7th stage
Paris - Nice (10-17/3)
  1st place
  1st place in prologue
  1st place in 3rd stage
  1st place in 9th stage
Milano - San Remo (19/3)
  1st place
La Fleche Brabanconne (21/3)
  2nd place
Omloop Het Volk (25/3)
  1st place
E3 Prijs Harelbeke (27/3)
  3rd place
Gent - Wevelgem (31/3)
  14th place
Tour of Flanders (4/4)
  75th place
Ronde van Belgie (11-15/4)
  1st place
  1st place in 1st stage
  1st place in 2nd stage
  1st place in 4th stage
Paris - Roubaix (18/4)
  5th place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (25/4)
  1st place
Rund um den Henniger Turm (1/5)
  1st place
Coppa Bernocchi (12/5)
  7th place
Dauphiné Libéré (18-23/5)
  1st place
  1st place in 2nd stage
  1st place in 7th stage
Midi Libre (3-6/6)
  1st place
  1st place in 1st stage
  1st place in 2nd stage
GP Camaiore (15/6)
  1st place
NC Belgium (20/6)
  5th place
Tour de France (26/6-18/7)
  1st place
  1. place in points ranking
  3. place in mountain ranking
  1st place in 5th stage
  3rd place in 15th stage
  2nd place in 16th stage
  1st place in 17th stage
  2nd place in 18th stage
  2nd place in 20th stage
  1st place in 22nd stage
  1st place in 25th stage
Cronostafetta (22/8)
  1st place in 3rd stage
Leeuwse Pijl (29/8)
  3rd place
World Championships (5/9)
  1st place
GP Union Dortmund (12/9)
  3rd place
Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen (16/9)
  8th place
Montjuich (24/9)
  1st place
  1st place in 1st stage
  1st place in 2nd stage
GP Baden-Baden (26/9)
  1st place
Giro dell`Emilia (4/10)
  5th place
Giro di Lombardia (9/10)
  1st place
Dwars door Lausanne (10/10)
  2nd place
Sluitingsprijs (12/10)
  4th place

1972

Trofeo Laigueglia (20/2)
  2nd place
Giro di Sardegna (27/2-2/3)
  37th place
  5th place in 6th stage
Omloop Het Volk (4/3)
  3rd place
Paris - Nice (9-16/3)
  2nd place
  1st place in prologue
  1st place in 2nd stage
  1st place in 6th stage
Milano - San Remo (19/3)
  1st place
E3 Prijs Harelbeke (25/3)
  2nd place
La Fleche Brabanconne (26/3)
  1st place
Tour of Flanders (9/4)
  7th place
Gent - Wevelgem (12/4)
  3rd place
Paris - Roubaix (16/4)
  7th place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (20/4)
  1st place
La Flèche Wallonne (23/4)
  1st place
Rund um den Henniger Turm (1/5)
  2nd place
GP Momignies (6/5)
  1st place
Tour du Condroz (11/5)
  8th place
GP Cemab (16/5)
  5th place
Giro d`Italia (21/5-11/6)
  1st place
  2. place in points ranking
  2. place in mountain ranking
  2nd place in 3rd stage
  2nd place in 8th stage
  1st place in 13rd stage
  2nd place in 14th stage
  1st place in 16th stage
  1st place in 18th stage
  3rd place in 19th stage
  1st place in 22nd stage
NC Belgium (25/6)
  2nd place
Tour de France (1-23/7)
  1st place
  1. place in points ranking
  2. place in mountain ranking
  1st place in 1st stage
  1st place in 8th stage
  1st place in 11st stage
  2nd place in 14th stage
  3rd place in 15th stage
  1st place in 16th stage
  1st place in 17th stage
  2nd place in 18th stage
  2nd place in 19th stage
  1st place in 24th stage
GP de l`Escaut (1/8)
  1st place
World Championships (6/8)
  4th place
GP Union Dortmund (13/8)
  1st place
Giro di Piemonte (9/9)
  1st place
Ronde van Mendrisio (10/9)
  1st place
Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen (14/9)
  2nd place
Montjuich (24/9)
  1st place
  1st place in 2nd stage
  1st place in 3rd stage
Giro dell`Emilia (4/10)
  1st place
Giro di Lombardia (7/10)
  1st place
Dwars door Lausanne (8/10)
  1st place
  1st place in 1st stage
  1st place in 2nd stage
Trofeo Baracchi (11/10)
  1st place
Sluitingsprijs (17/10)
  2nd place

1973

Trofeo Laigueglia (18/2)
  1st place
Giro di Sardegna (24/2-1/3)
  1st place
  1st place in 4th stage
Omloop Het Volk (3/3)
  1st place
Milano - Torino (7/3)
  4th place
Paris - Nice (11-17/3)
  3rd place
  1st place in prologue
Semaine Catalane (26-30/3)
  2nd place
Tour of Flanders (1/4)
  3rd place
Gent - Wevelgem (3/4)
  1st place
Amstel Gold Race (7/4)
  1st place
Paris - Roubaix (15/4)
  1st place
La Flèche Wallonne (19/4)
  2nd place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (22/4)
  1st place
Vuelta a Espana (26/4-13/5)
  1st place
  1. place in points ranking
  2. place in mountain ranking
  1st place in 1st stage
  3rd place in 5th stage
  2nd place in 6th stage
  1st place in 10th stage
  1st place in 13rd stage
  2nd place in 14th stage
  2nd place in 16th stage
  1st place in 19th stage
  1st place in 20th stage
  1st place in 22nd stage
Giro d`Italia (18/5-9/6)
  1st place
  1. place in points ranking
  2. place in mountain ranking
  1st place in prologue
  1st place in 1st stage
  3rd place in 2nd stage
  1st place in 4th stage
  1st place in 8th stage
  1st place in 10th stage
  3rd place in 11st stage
  3rd place in 16th stage
  1st place in 18th stage
Tour de la Flandre Orientale (17/6)
  1st place
NC Belgium (24/6)
  2nd place
GP de l`Escaut (31/7)
  9th place
GP Union Dortmund (12/8)
  3rd place
Cronostafetta (18/8)
  1st place in 1st stage
World Championships (2/9)
  4th place
Ronde van Mendrisio (9/9)
  2nd place
Criterium des As (15/9)
  3rd place
GP Fourmies (22-23/9)
  1st place
  1st place in 1st stage
Paris - Bruxelles (26/9)
  1st place
Paris - Tours (30/9)
  6th place
Dwars door Lausanne (7/10)
  1st place
  1st place in 1st stage
  1st place in 2nd stage
GP des Nations (7/10)
  1st place

1974

Trofeo Laigueglia (20/2)
  1st place
Giro di Sardegna (23-27/2)
  4th place
Omloop Het Volk (2/3)
  6th place
Paris - Nice (9-16/3)
  3rd place
  1st place in prologue
  1st place in 1st stage
  1st place in 5th stage
Semaine Catalane (25-29/3)
  2nd place
Tour of Flanders (31/3)
  4th place
Gent - Wevelgem (2/4)
  2nd place
Paris - Roubaix (7/4)
  4th place
Coppa Placci (25/4)
  3rd place
Rund um den Henniger Turm (1/5)
  2nd place
GP Momignies (4/5)
  1st place
Quatre Jours de Dunkerque (8-12/5)
  4th place
Giro d`Italia (16/5-9/6)
  1st place
  2. place in mountain ranking
  2nd place in 9th stage
  2nd place in 11st stage
  1st place in 13rd stage
  2nd place in 19th stage
  1st place in 22nd stage
Tour de Suisse (13-21/6)
  1st place
  1st place in 1st stage
  1st place in 2nd stage
  1st place in 3rd stage
Tour de France (27/6-21/7)
  1st place
  2. place in points ranking
  2. place in mountain ranking
  1st place in 1st stage
  1st place in 9th stage
  1st place in 12nd stage
  1st place in 13rd stage
  2nd place in 14th stage
  1st place in 17th stage
  1st place in 22nd stage
  1st place in 24th stage
  2nd place in 25th stage
  1st place in 26th stage
Leeuwse Pijl (11/8)
  5th place
GP Union Dortmund (18/8)
  9th place
World Championships (25/8)
  1st place
Criterium des As (1/9)
  1st place
Coppa Agostoni (9/10)
  5th place
Giro di Lombardia (12/10)
  2nd place
Dwars door Lausanne (13/10)
  4th place
Montjuich (20/10)
  1st place
  1st place in 2nd stage
  1st place in 3rd stage
Trofeo Baracchi (27/10)
  3rd place

1975

Giro di Sardegna (22-26/2)
  1st place
  1st place in 2nd stage
Monte Urpino (27/2)
  1st place
Omloop Het Volk (1/3)
  6th place
Paris - Nice (9-16/3)
  2nd place
  1st place in prologue
  1st place in 5th stage
Milano - San Remo (19/3)
  1st place
Amstel Gold Race (29/3)
  1st place
Semaine Catalane (31/3-4/4)
  1st place
  1st place in 4th stage
Tour of Flanders (6/4)
  1st place
Gent - Wevelgem (9/4)
  6th place
Paris - Roubaix (13/4)
  2nd place
GP Wallone (15/4)
  2nd place
La Flèche Wallonne (17/4)
  3rd place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (20/4)
  1st place
Rund um den Henniger Turm (1/5)
  7th place
ZĂĽri Metzgete (4/5)
  2nd place
Tour de Romandie (6-11/5)
  14th place
  1st place in 1st stage
  1st place in 6th stage
Dauphiné Libéré (2-9/6)
  10th place
Tour de Suisse (12-20/6)
  2nd place
  1st place in 1st stage
NC Belgium (22/6)
  3rd place
Tour de France (26/6-20/7)
  2nd place
  2. place in points ranking
  2. place in mountain ranking
  2nd place in 1st stage
  2nd place in 2nd stage
  3rd place in 7th stage
  1st place in 8th stage
  1st place in 12nd stage
  2nd place in 16th stage
  3rd place in 17th stage
  2nd place in 19th stage
  3rd place in 20th stage
  3rd place in 21st stage
GP Union Dortmund (17/8)
  5th place
Druivenkoers (27/8)
  1st place
World Championships (28/8)
  8th place
Criterium des As (7/9)
  4th place
Paris - Bruxelles (14/9)
  2nd place
GP Jef Scherens (21/9)
  3rd place
Montjuich (24/9)
  1st place
  1st place in 1st stage
  1st place in 3rd stage
Tours - Versailles (28/9)
  9th place
Coppa Agostoni (8/10)
  5th place
Giro di Lombardia (11/10)
  6th place
Dwars door Lausanne (12/10)
  2nd place

1976

Giro di Sardegna (26/2-1/3)
  8th place
Omloop Het Volk (6/3)
  15th place
Tirreno - Adriatico (12-16/3)
  2nd place
  1st place in 2nd stage
Milano - San Remo (19/3)
  1st place
La Fleche Brabanconne (21/3)
  2nd place
Semaine Catalane (22-26/3)
  1st place
  1st place in prologue
  1st place in 5th stage
Tour of Flanders (4/4)
  17th place
Gent - Wevelgem (6/4)
  10th place
Paris - Roubaix (11/4)
  6th place
La Flèche Wallonne (15/4)
  4th place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (18/4)
  6th place
GP Wallone (21/4)
  7th place
Omloop van het Leiedal (25/4)
  1st place
Rund um den Henniger Turm (1/5)
  7th place
ZĂĽri Metzgete (2/5)
  7th place
Tour de Romandie (4-9/5)
  3rd place
  1st place in 1st stage
Giro d`Italia (21/5-12/6)
  8th place
  2. place in points ranking
  3rd place in 6th stage
  2nd place in 9th stage
  2nd place in 22nd stage
Ronde van Mendrisio (3/7)
  4th place
GP Stad Zottegem (17/8)
  2nd place
Tre Valli Varesine (21/8)
  6th place
Giro del Lazio (28/8)
  3rd place
World Championships (5/9)
  5th place
Criterium des As (10/9)
  2nd place

1977

Tour Mediterraneen (19-23/2)
  1st place
Omloop Het Volk (5/3)
  5th place
Paris - Nice (10-17/3)
  1st place in 5th stage
Milano - San Remo (19/3)
  96th place
Semaine Catalane (21-25/3)
  5th place
Amstel Gold Race (9/4)
  9th place
Paris - Roubaix (17/4)
  11st place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (24/4)
  6th place
ZĂĽri Metzgete (8/5)
  4th place
Tour de Romandie (10-15/5)
  7th place
Tour du Condroz (19/5)
  1st place
Circuit de l`Indre (25/5)
  2nd place
Dauphiné Libéré (30/5-6/6)
  8th place
Tour de Suisse (15-24/6)
  12nd place
  1st place in 6th stage
NC Belgium (26/6)
  9th place
Tour de France (30/6-24/7)
  6th place
  3rd place in 1st stage
  3rd place in 3rd stage
  2nd place in 7th stage
  1st place in 22nd stage
Leeuwse Pijl (28/8)
  5th place
World Championships (4/9)
  33rd place
GP d`Isbergues (18/9)
  2nd place

1978

Tour du Haut Var (26/2)
  5th place