Brian Robinson, first Briton to win Tour de France stage, dies aged 91

Yorkshireman was the first British rider to finish Tour de France in 1955

Brian Robinson
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Brian Robinson, the first British rider to finish the Tour de France and win a Tour stage, has died aged 91, his family announced on Wednesday morning.

The Yorkshireman, born in Mirfield in 1930, dedicated himself to cycling both on and off the bike and achieved huge feats in the sport.

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