Alf Goullet

Alf Goullet

ABOUT

Australian cycling has a rich history comprising of some of the oldest races in the world and international success dating back more than 100 years. 

The Cycling Australia Hall of Fame has been established to recognise the outstanding achievements of the true greats of Australian cycling.

They are the “best of the best” who, through their achievements, have made an enduring or significant contribution to cycling. Induction into the Cycling Australia Hall of Fame is a public acknowledgement of their extraordinary feats.

A Cycling Australia Hall of Fame Committee selects riders and/or officials whose induction into the Hall of Fame takes place at the annual Cycling Australia Awards

Sir Hubert Opperman

Alf Goullet

CYCLING BIO

Alf Goullet will be posthumously inducted for 2016, recognised for his globetrotting, world record setting career. The winner of more than 400 races, including 15 Six-Day wins, before retiring at 34 in 1925. Goullet also holds the record for the most distance covered in a six-day race – 4,440 kilometres which is 1,000km more than the Tour de France in 15 less days. He was inducted into the Madison Square Garden Hall of Fame in 1968.

Major Achievements

PALMARES 
  • 1909 Australian National sprint champion 
  • 1912 Melbourne six-day champion 
  • 1912 Sydney six-day champion 
  • 1913 Australian National sprint champion 
  • 1913 New York six-day champion 
  • 1913 Paris six-day champion 
  • 1914 New York six-day champion (world record distance) 
  • 1916 Boston six-day champion 
  • 1917 New York six-day champion 
  • 1919 New York six-day champion 
  • 1920 New York six-day champion 
  • 1921 New York six-day champion 
  • 1922 New York six-day champion 
  • 1923 New York six-day champion