Arie den Hartog

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Arie den Hartog
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Personal information
Full nameArie den Hartog
Born(1941-04-23)23 April 1941
Zuidland, Netherlands
Died7 June 2018(2018-06-07) (aged 77)
Team information
Current teamRetired
Professional team(s)
1965Ford France-Gitane
1966Ford France-Geminiani
Major wins
Amstel Gold Race (1967)
Milan–San Remo (1965)
Tour de Luxembourg (1964)
Volta a Catalunya (1966)

Arie den Hartog (23 April 1941 – 7 June 2018) [1] was a Dutch road bicycle racer. Hartog won the Milan–San Remo Classic in 1965, as well as the Amstel Gold Race in 1967.

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  1., La. "Décès de l'ancien vainqueuir de Milan-Sanremo et de l'Amstel Gold Race Arie den Hartog".