1960 Tour of Flanders

The 44th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 3 April 1960. Arthur De Cabooter won the race in the sprint of a group of 16 ahead of Jean Graczyk and Rik Van Looy.[1] 72 of 164 riders finished.[2]

44th Tour of Flanders
Race details
Dates3 April 1960
Stages1
Distance227 km (141.1 mi)
Winning time5h 52' 03"
Results
  Winner  Arthur De Cabooter (BEL) (Groene Leeuw–Sas-Sinalco)
  Second  Jean Graczyk (FRA) (Helyett-Leroux–Hutchinson)
  Third  Rik Van Looy (BEL) (Faema)
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RouteEdit

The race started in Ghent and finished in Wetteren – totaling 227 km. The course featured five categorized climbs:

ResultsEdit

Result
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Arthur De Cabooter (BEL) Groene Leeuw–Sas-Sinalco 5h 52' 00"
2   Jean Graczyk (FRA) Helyett-Leroux–Hutchinson s.t.
3   Rik Van Looy (BEL) Faema s.t.
4   Gilbert Desmet (BEL) Carpano s.t.
5   Henri De Wolf (BEL) Helyett-Leroux–Hutchinson s.t.
6   Frans De Mulder (BEL) Groene Leeuw–Sas-Sinalco s.t.
7   Pierre Ruby (FRA) Peugeot–BP–Dunlop s.t.
8   Raymond Impanis (BEL) Faema s.t.
9   Frans Schoubben (BEL) Peugeot–BP–Dunlop s.t.
10   Alfons Hermans (BEL) Dr. Mann–Dossche s.t.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vanwalleghem, Rik (1991), De Ronde van Vlaanderen, Pinguin, Belgium, ISBN 90-73322-02-2, p 124
  2. ^ McGann, Bill; McGann, Carol. "1960 Ronde van Vlaanderen results". BikeRaceInfo. Cherokee Village, AR: McGann Publishing. Retrieved 29 February 2016.