1945 Dwars door België

The 1945 Dwars door België was the inaugural edition of the Dwars door Vlaanderen cycle race and was held on 30 and 31 August 1945.[2] The first section of the race began in Brussels and ended in Sint-Truiden; while the second section began in Sint-Truiden and ended in Waregem.[2] The race was won by Rik Van Steenbergen.

1945 Dwars door België
Race details
Dates30–31 August 1945
Stages2
Distance338[1] km (210.0 mi)
Winning time9h 17' 00"
Results
  Winner  Rik Van Steenbergen (BEL)
  Second  Brik Schotte (BEL)
  Third  Norbert Callens (BEL)
1946 →

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[3]
Rank Rider Time
1   Rik Van Steenbergen (BEL) 9h 17' 00"
2   Briek Schotte (BEL) + 54"
3   Norbert Callens (BEL)
4   Edward Peeters [nl] (BEL)
5   Gustaaf Bonvarle (BEL)
6   Marcel Boumon (BEL)
7   Emiel Rogiers (BEL)
8   Karel Terryn (BEL)
9   Michel Remue [nl] (BEL)
9   Maurice Van der Elst (BEL)
9   Jos Moerenhout (BEL)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dwars Door Vlaanderen (HC), Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 17 April 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "1er Dwars door Belgie / A travers la Belgique 1945". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 8 December 2004. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "1945 Dwars door Vlaanderen / A travers les Flandres". First Cycling. Retrieved 17 April 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)