1956 Gent–Wevelgem

The 1956 Gent–Wevelgem was the 18th edition of the Gent–Wevelgem cycle race and was held on 25 March 1956. The race started in Ghent and finished in Wevelgem. The race was won by Rik Van Looy.

1956 Gent–Wevelgem
Race details
Dates25 March 1956
Stages1
Distance228[1] km (141.7 mi)
Winning time6h 21' 00"
Results
  Winner  Rik Van Looy (BEL)
  Second  Richard Van Genechten (BEL)
  Third  Désiré Keteleer (BEL)
← 1955
1957 →

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[2][3][4]
Rank Rider Time
1   Rik Van Looy (BEL) 6h 21' 00"
2   Richard Van Genechten (BEL) + 7"
3   Désiré Keteleer (BEL) + 30"
4   Marcel Janssens (BEL) + 30"
5   Karel De Baere (BEL) + 1' 10"
6   Stan Ockers (BEL) + 1' 10"
7   Rik Van Steenbergen (BEL) + 1' 10"
8   Raymond Impanis (BEL) + 1' 10"
9   Ernest Sterckx (BEL) + 1' 10"
10   Alfons Van den Brande (BEL) + 1' 10"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gent - Wevelgem (World Tour), Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 28 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "1956 Gent - Wevelgem, Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 28 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "18ème Gand-Wevelgem 1956". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 29 August 2004. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "1956 Gent - Wevelgem in Flanders Fields". First Cycling. Retrieved 28 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)