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1956 UCI Road World Championships – Men's road race

The men's road race at the 1956 UCI Road World Championships was the 23rd edition of the event. The race took place on Sunday 26 August 1956 in Copenhagen, Denmark.[1] The race was won by Rik Van Steenbergen of Belgium.

Men's Individual Road Race
1956 UCI Road World Championships
Rainbow jersey
Race details
Dates26 August 1956
Stages1
Distance285.1 km (177.2 mi)
Winning time7h 26' 15"
Results
  Winner  Rik Van Steenbergen (BEL) (Belgium)
  Second  Rik Van Looy (BEL) (Belgium)
  Third  Gerrit Schulte (NED) (Netherlands)
← 1955
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Final classificationEdit

General classification (1–10)[2][3]
Rank Rider Time
    Rik Van Steenbergen (BEL) 7h 26' 15"
    Rik Van Looy (BEL) + 0"
    Gerrit Schulte (NED) + 0"
4   Stan Ockers (BEL) + 0"
5   Fred De Bruyne (BEL) + 0"
6   Germain Derycke (BEL) + 0"
7   Gerrit Voorting (NED) + 0"
8   Louison Bobet (FRA) + 0"
9   Jacques Dupont (FRA) + 0"
10   Daan de Groot (NED) + 0"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1956 World Pro Road Cycling Championships". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  2. ^ "23ème Championnat du monde sur route 1956". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 3 November 2004.
  3. ^ "1956 World Championship". First Cycling. Retrieved 13 December 2017.