1956 Tour de Suisse

The 1956 Tour de Suisse was the 20th edition of the Tour de Suisse cycle race and was held from 16 June to 23 June 1956. The race started and finished in Zürich.[2] The race was won by Rolf Graf.

1956 Tour de Suisse
Race details
Dates16–23 June 1956
Stages8
Distance1,645[1] km (1,022 mi)
Winning time47h 05' 02"
Results
  Winner  Rolf Graf (SUI)
  Second  Fritz Schär (SUI)
  Third  Jef Planckaert (BEL)
← 1955
1957 →

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[2][3][4]
Rank Rider Time
1   Rolf Graf (SUI) 47h 05' 02"
2   Fritz Schär (SUI) + 4' 59"
3   Jozef Planckaert (BEL) + 7' 46"
4   Hans Hollenstein (SUI) + 10' 17"
5   Hans Junkermann (FRG) + 12' 17"
6   Vincenzo Rossello (ITA) + 17' 32"
7   René Strehler (SUI) + 19' 57"
8   Pietro Nascimbene (ITA) + 20' 46"
9   Brian Robinson (GBR) + 23' 25"
10   Ugo Massocco [ca] (ITA) + 24' 31"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tour De Suisse (Pro Tour) - Tour of Switzerland". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b "20ème Tour de Suisse 1956". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 28 October 2004.
  3. ^ "1956 Tour de Suisse". First Cycling. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Tour de Suisse 1956". TheSports.org. Retrieved 23 December 2017.