1911 Volta a Catalunya

The 1911 Volta a Catalunya was the inaugural edition of the Volta a Catalunya cycle race and was held from 6 January to 8 January 1911. The race started and finished in Barcelona.[2] The race was won by Sebastián Masdeu.

1911 Volta a Catalunya
The first departure of the Volta a Catalunya, in Barcelona
The first departure of the Volta a Catalunya, in Barcelona
Race details
Dates6–8 January 1911
Stages3
Distance365[1] km (226.8 mi)
Winning time15h 30' 40"
Results
  Winner  Sebastián Masdeu (ESP)
  Second  José Magdalena [es] (ESP)
  Third  Vicente Blanco (ESP)
1912 →

Starting cyclistsEdit

Of the 33 starting cyclists, 22 finished. The winner, Sebastián Masdeu, received 500 pesetas for his victory.

No.[3] Name City Bicycle Category Pos.
1 Guillermo Tarín Tarragona Senior DNF
3 José Magdalena Barcelona Montpeó Pro 2
4 José Bonet Barcelona Montpeó Amateur 12
5 Juan Duarte Barcelona Montpeó Amateur 16
9 Otilio Borrás Barcelona Santin Pro 5
11 Jesús Roche Barcelona Montpeó Amateur 8
12 Manuel Cascarosa Barcelona Montpeó Amateur 13
13 Juan Matas Barcelona Montpeó Amateur 18
15 Jesús Cuesta Gijón Cuesta Pro 9
16 Marceliano Cuesta Gijón Cuesta Pro 14
17 Manuel Garreta Barcelona Montpeó Amateur 17
18 Vicente Linares Barcelona Carbonell-Vilardell Amateur 4
19 Rafael Escoda Barcelona Montpeó Senior 22
20 Vicente Blanco Bilbao Alcyon Pro 3
21 Lorenzo Oca Bilbao Alcyon Pro 11
22 Sebastián Masdeu Tarragona Sanromá Pro 1
23 Jaime Durán Tortosa Casanovas Pro DNF
25 Carlos Gracia Barcelona Montpeó Senior DNF
26 Buenaventura Durán Premià de Mar Casanovas Amateur DNF
27 Cesáreo Ruiz Logroño Casanovas Pro 6
29 José Pérez Madrid Pro 15
30 Antonio García Madrid Peugeot Pro DNF
31 Antonio Ruiz Madrid Peugeot Pro DNF
32 José Valcárcel Madrid Peugeot Pro 21
34 Manuel Planell Barcelona Carbonell Amateur 10
35 Pedro Giró Barcelona Sanromá Amateur 7
36 Luis Amunategui Madrid Triumph Pro DNF
37 Lázaro Villada Madrid Peugeot Pro 19
38 Cristóbal Raventós La Granada Montpeó Amateur DNF
39 Casto Coll Manresa Cantarell Pro DNF
40 Juan Pallarés Barcelona Coll Amateur 20
41 José Cerrudo Barcelona Coll Amateur DNF
42 Ernesto Fondevila Barcelona Dürkopp Amateur DNF

Route and stagesEdit

List of stages[4]
Stage Date Course Distance Winner
1 6 January Barcelona to Tarragona 97 km (60 mi)   Sebastián Masdeu (ESP)
2 7 January Tarragona to Lleida 111 km (69 mi)   Cesáreo Ruiz (ESP)
3 8 January Lleida to Barcelona 157 km (98 mi)   Sebastián Masdeu (ESP)
Total 365 km (227 mi)

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[5]
Final general classification (1–10)
Rank Rider Bicycle Time
1   Sebastián Masdeu (ESP) Sanromá 15h 30' 40"
2   José Magdalena [es] (ESP) Montpeó + 2' 46"
3   Vicente Blanco (ESP) Alcyon + 17' 55"
4   Vicente Linares [ca] (ESP) Carbonell-Vilardell + 46' 20"
5   Otilio Borrás [ca] (ESP) Santin + 1h 12' 23"
6   Cesáreo Ruiz [ca] (ESP) Casanovas + 1h 19' 49"
7   Pedro Giró (ESP) Sanromá + 1h 42' 54"
8   Jesús Roche (ESP) Montpeó + 1h 47' 49"
9   Jesús Cuesta (ESP) Cuesta + 2h 01' 14"
10   Manuel Planell (ESP) Carbonell + 2h 21' 48"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tour of Catalonia (Pro Tour)". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Volta Ciclista a Catalunya 1911". Cycling Fever. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Volta Ciclista a Catalunya 1911". De Wielersite. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Vuelta de Cataluñya" (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 12 January 1911. p. 1. Retrieved 15 September 2018. "Segunda Etapa" [Second Stage] (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 12 January 1911. p. 2. Retrieved 15 September 2018. "Clasificacion de la tercera etapa" (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 12 January 1911. p. 3. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  5. ^ "1911 Volta Ciclista a Catalunya". First Cycling. Retrieved 22 February 2018.