1959 Paris–Tours

The 1959 Paris–Tours was the 53rd edition of the Paris–Tours cycle race and was held on 11 October 1959.[2] The race started in Paris and finished in Tours. The race was won by Rik Van Looy.

1959 Paris–Tours
Race details
Dates11 October 1959
Stages1
Distance267[1] km (165.9 mi)
Winning time7h 04' 42"
Results
  Winner  Rik Van Looy (BEL)
  Second  Coen Niesten (NED)
  Third  André Noyelle (BEL)
← 1958
1960 →

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[2][3][4]
Rank Rider Time
1   Rik Van Looy (BEL) 7h 04' 42"
2   Coen Niesten (NED) + 0"
3   André Noyelle (BEL) + 4"
4   Miguel Poblet (ESP) + 4"
5   Tino Sabbadini (FRA) + 4"
6   Marcel Ryckaert (BEL) + 4"
7   André Vlayen (BEL) + 4"
8   Frans Aerenhouts (BEL) + 4"
9   Michel Dejouhannet (FRA) + 4"
10   Jean Gainche (FRA) + 4"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Paris-Tours (HC)". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 8 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "53ème Paris-Tours 1959". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 26 January 2004. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "53a edizione Paris-Tours (1959)". Museo Ciclismo. Retrieved 8 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "1959 Paris - Tours". First Cycling. Retrieved 8 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)