1931 Volta a Catalunya

The 1931 Volta a Catalunya was the 13th edition of the Volta a Catalunya cycle race and was held from 6 September to 13 September 1931. The race started and finished in Barcelona.[2] The race was won by Salvador Cardona.

1931 Volta a Catalunya
Race details
Dates6–13 September 1931
Stages7
Distance1,440[1] km (894.8 mi)
Winning time54h 48' 42"
Results
  Winner  Salvador Cardona (ESP)
  Second  Mariano Cañardo (ESP)
  Third  Aleardo Simoni (ITA)
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Route and stagesEdit

List of stages[3]
Stage Date Course Distance Winner
1 6 September Barcelona to Reus 174 km (108 mi)   Salvador Cardona (ESP)
2 7 September Reus to Alcañiz (Aragon) 239 km (149 mi)   Mariano Cañardo (ESP)
3 8 September Alcañiz (Aragon) to Montblanc 194 km (121 mi)   Salvador Cardona (ESP)
4 9 September Montblanc to Ripoll 224 km (139 mi)   Mariano Cañardo (ESP)
10 September Ripoll Rest day
5 11 September Ripoll to Terrassa 242 km (150 mi)   Salvador Cardona (ESP)
6 12 September Terrassa to Manresa 176 km (109 mi)   Ettore Balmamion (ITA)
7 13 September Manresa to Barcelona 134 km (83 mi)   Vicente Cebrián (ESP)
Total 1,383 km (859 mi)

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[4]
Rank Rider Time
1   Salvador Cardona (ESP) 54h 48' 42"
2   Mariano Cañardo (ESP) + 4' 45"
3   Aleardo Simoni (ITA) + 11' 14"
4   Aristide Cavallini (ITA) + 18' 30"
5   José Nicolau [es] (ESP) + 26' 26"
6   Cipriano Elys (ESP) + 32' 34"
7   Ettore Balmamion [ca] (ITA) + 49' 03"
8   Valeriano Riera (ESP) + 51' 15"
9   Antonio Escuriet (ESP) + 1h 04' 55"
10   Amulio Viarengo (ITA) + 1h 05' 22"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tour of Catalonia (Pro Tour)". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Volta Ciclista a Catalunya 1931". Cycling Fever. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  3. ^ "First stage" (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 7 September 1931. p. 1. Retrieved 27 September 2018. "Second and third stage" (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 9 September 1931. p. 1. Retrieved 27 September 2018. "Fourth stage" (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 10 September 1931. p. 1. Retrieved 27 September 2018. "Fifth stage" (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 12 September 1931. p. 1. Retrieved 27 September 2018. "Sixth stage" (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 13 September 1931. p. 1. Retrieved 27 September 2018. "Last stage" (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 14 September 1931. p. 1. Retrieved 27 September 2018.
  4. ^ "1931 Volta Ciclista a Catalunya". First Cycling. Retrieved 25 February 2018.