1928 Volta a Catalunya

The 1928 Volta a Catalunya was the tenth edition of the Volta a Catalunya cycle race and was held from 8 September to 16 September 1928. The race started and finished in Barcelona.[2] The race was won by Mariano Cañardo.

1928 Volta a Catalunya
Race details
Dates8–16 September 1928
Stages9
Distance1,421[1] km (883.0 mi)
Winning time51h 03' 36"
Results
  Winner  Mariano Cañardo (ESP)
  Second  Miguel Mucio [es] (ESP)
  Third  Julio Borrás [ca] (ESP)
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Route and stagesEdit

List of stages[3]
Stage Date Course Distance Winner
1 8 September Barcelona to Tortosa 213 km (132 mi)   Mariano Cañardo (ESP)
2 9 September Tortosa to Reus 204 km (127 mi)   Mariano Cañardo (ESP)
3 10 September Reus to Tàrrega 141 km (88 mi)   Giuseppe Pancera (ITA)
4 11 September Tàrrega to Puigcerdà 170 km (106 mi)   Carlo Porzio (ITA)
5 12 September Puigcerdà to Figueres 180 km (112 mi)   Julio Borrás (ESP)
6 13 September Figueres to Palafrugell 161 km (100 mi)   Mariano Cañardo (ESP)
7 14 September Palafrugell to Banyoles 90 km (56 mi)   Manuel Martínez (ESP)
8 15 September Banyoles to Gironella 150 km (93 mi)   Valeriano Riera (ESP)
9 16 September Gironella to Barcelona 112 km (70 mi)   Marcel Autaa (FRA)
Total 1,421 km (883 mi)

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[4]
Rank Rider Time
1   Mariano Cañardo (ESP) 51h 03' 36"
2   Miguel Mucio [es] (ESP) + 5' 04"
3   Julio Borrás [ca] (ESP) + 18' 33"
4   Valeriano Riera [es] (ESP) + 55' 58"
5   José María Figueras (ESP) + 57' 19"
6   Manuel Martínez (ESP) + 1h 03' 08"
7   Juan Segarra (ESP) + 1h 09' 49"
8   Ricard Ferrando [ca] (ESP) + 1h 25' 39"
9   Juan Bibiloni [ca] (ESP) + 1h 28' 28"
10   José María Palleras (ESP) + 1h 34' 32"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tour of Catalonia (Pro Tour)". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Volta Ciclista a Catalunya 1928". Cycling Fever. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  3. ^ "First stage" (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 9 September 1928. p. 1. Retrieved 27 September 2018. "Second stage" (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 10 September 1928. p. 1. Retrieved 27 September 2018. "Third and Fourth stage" (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 12 September 1928. p. 1. Retrieved 27 September 2018. "Fifth and sixth stage" (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 14 September 1928. p. 1. Retrieved 27 September 2018. "Seventh and eighth stage" (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 16 September 1928. p. 1. Retrieved 27 September 2018. "Last stage" (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 17 September 1928. p. 1. Retrieved 27 September 2018.
  4. ^ "1928 Volta Ciclista a Catalunya". First Cycling. Retrieved 25 February 2018.