1953 Volta a Catalunya

The 1953 Volta a Catalunya was the 33rd edition of the Volta a Catalunya cycle race and was held from 6 September to 13 September 1953. The race started in Montjuïc and finished in Barcelona.[2] The race was won by Salvador Botella.

1953 Volta a Catalunya
Race details
Dates6–13 September 1953
Stages8
Distance1,433[1] km (890.4 mi)
Winning time42h 48' 21"
Results
  Winner  Salvador Botella (ESP)
  Second  Francisco Masip (ESP)
  Third  José Serra Gil (ESP)
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General classificationEdit

Final general classification[3]
Rank Rider Time
1   Salvador Botella (ESP) 42h 48' 21"
2   Francisco Masip (ESP) + 2' 46"
3   José Serra Gil (ESP) + 3' 16"
4   Antonio Gelabert (ESP) + 5' 42"
5   Emilio Rodríguez (ESP) + 7' 58"
6   Bernardo Ruiz (ESP) + 8' 53"
7   Donato Zampini (ITA) + 9' 59"
8   Federico Bahamontes (ESP) + 13' 20"
9   Miguel Bover (ESP) + 14' 01"
10   Joaquim Filba Pascual [ca] (ESP) + 19' 32"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tour of Catalonia (Pro Tour)". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Volta Ciclista a Catalunya 1953". Cycling Fever. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  3. ^ "1953 Volta Ciclista a Catalunya". First Cycling. Retrieved 23 February 2018.