1959 Gent–Wevelgem

The 1959 Gent–Wevelgem was the 21st edition of the Gent–Wevelgem cycle race and was held on 4 April 1959. The race started in Ghent and finished in Wevelgem. The race was won by Leon Vandaele.

1959 Gent–Wevelgem
Race details
Dates4 April 1959
Stages1
Distance221.2[1] km (137.4 mi)
Winning time5h 10' 16"
Results
  Winner  Leon Vandaele (BEL)
  Second  Jos Hoevenaers (BEL)
  Third  Jacques Anquetil (FRA)
← 1957
1959 →

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[2][3][4]
Rank Rider Time
1   Leon Vandaele (BEL) 5h 10' 16"
2   Jos Hoevenaers (BEL) + 0"
3   Jacques Anquetil (FRA) + 0"
4   Michel Stolker (NED) + 0"
5   Armand Desmet (BEL) + 0"
6   Willy Vannitsen (BEL) + 2' 30"
7   André Noyelle (BEL) + 2' 48"
8   Gilbert Desmet (BEL) + 2' 48"
9   Karel Clerckx (BEL) + 2' 48"
10   Georges Decraeye (BEL) + 2' 48"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gent - Wevelgem (World Tour), Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 28 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "1959 Gent - Wevelgem, Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 28 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "21ème Gand-Wevelgem 1959". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 29 August 2004. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "1959 Gent - Wevelgem in Flanders Fields". First Cycling. Retrieved 28 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)