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Jo de Haan dies

Former Dutch pro Jo de Haan has died in Huijbergen on Wednesday, aged 69. After an amateur career with 70 victories, he became a successful pro, winning 36 races including Paris-Tours. In 1963, he finished third in the World Championships in Ronse behind Benoni Beheyt and Rik van Looy. He finished his career prematurely in 1966 suffering from an Achilles injury.

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