1957 Vuelta a España

The 12th Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain), a long-distance bicycle stage race and one of the three grand tours, was held from 26 April to 12 May 1957. It consisted of 16 stages covering a total of 2,967 km (1,844 mi), and was won by Jesús Loroño.[1] Vicente Iturat won the points classification and Federico Bahamontes won the mountains classification.

1957 Vuelta a España
Race details
Dates26 April – 12 May
Stages16
Distance2,967 km (1,844 mi)
Winning time84h 44' 06"
Results
Winner  Jesús Loroño (ESP)
  Second  Federico Bahamontes (ESP)
  Third  Bernardo Ruiz (ESP)

Points  Vicente Iturat (ESP)
Mountains  Federico Bahamontes (ESP)
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Teams and ridersEdit

RouteEdit

List of stages[2][3]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1 26 April BilbaoVitoria 158 km (98 mi)   Miguel Chacón (ESP)
2 27 April VitoriaSantander 220 km (137 mi)   Carmelo Morales (ESP)
3 28 April SantanderMieres 259 km (161 mi)   Federico Bahamontes (ESP)
4 29 April MieresLeón Annulled
5 30 April LeónValladolid 172 km (107 mi)   Roger Hassenforder (FRA)
6 1 May ValladolidMadrid 212 km (132 mi)   Miguel Chacón (ESP)
7 2 May Madrid – Madrid 200 km (124 mi)   Jan Adriaensens (BEL)
8 3 May MadridCuenca 159 km (99 mi)   Roger Walkowiak (FRA)
9 5 May CuencaValencia 249 km (155 mi)   Rino Benedetti (ITA)
10 6 May ValenciaTortosa 192 km (119 mi)   Bruno Tognaccini (ITA)
11 7 May TortosaBarcelona 199 km (124 mi)   Gilbert Bauvin (FRA)
12 8 May IgualadaZaragoza 229 km (142 mi)   Mario Baroni (ITA)
13 9 May ZaragozaHuesca 85 km (53 mi)   Individual time trial   Jesús Loroño (ESP)
14 10 May HuescaBayonne (France) 249 km (155 mi)   Antonio Ferraz (ESP)
15 11 May Bayonne (France) – San Sebastián 199 km (124 mi)   Roger Baens (BEL)
16 12 May San SebastiánBilbao 193 km (120 mi)   Antonio Suárez (ESP)
Total 2,967 km (1,844 mi)

ResultsEdit

Final general classification[4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Jesús Loroño 84h 44' 06"
2   Federico Bahamontes + 8' 11"
3   Bernardo Ruiz + 9' 34"
4   José Manuel Ribeiro Da Silva + 14' 32"
5   Raphaël Géminiani + 17' 07"
6   Francisco Moreno + 18' 43"
7   Jan Adriaenssens + 19' 38"
8   Pasquale Fornara + 23' 48"
9   Gastone Nencini + 25' 59"
10   Salvador Botella + 28' 06"
11   Guido Boni
12   Vicente Iturat
13   Jean Dotto
14   Alberto Sant
15   Roger Walkowiak
16   Carmelo Morales
17   Antonio Barbosa
18   Francisco Masip
19   Jean Malléjac
20   Antonio Ferraz
21   Antonio Suárez
22   Roger Baens
23   Benigno Aspuru
24   Gilbert Bauvin
25   Juan Campillo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "General Information 1957". La Vuelta.com. Archived from the original on 2011-06-11. Retrieved 23 March 2008.
  2. ^ "1957  » 12th Vuelta a Espana". Procyclingstats. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  3. ^ "12ème Vuelta a España 1957". Memoire du cyclisme (in French). Archived from the original on 25 October 2004.
  4. ^ "Clasificacion General" [General Classification] (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 13 May 1957. p. 8. Retrieved 5 August 2018.