1960 Vuelta a España

The 15th Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain), a long-distance bicycle stage race and one of the three grand tours, was held from 29 April to 15 May 1960. It consisted of 17 stages covering a total of 3,567 km (2,216 mi), and was won by Franz De Mulder of the Groene Leeuw cycling team.[1] Arthur De Cabooter won the points classification and Antonio Karmany won the mountains classification.

1960 Vuelta a España
Race details
Dates29 April – 15 May
Stages17
Distance3,567 km (2,216 mi)
Winning time103h 05' 57"
Results
Winner  Franz De Mulder (BEL) (Groene Leeuw)
  Second  Armand Desmet (BEL) (Groene Leeuw)
  Third  Miguel Pacheco Font (ESP) (Licor 43)

Points  Arthur De Cabooter (BEL) (Groene Leeuw)
  Mountains  Antonio Karmany (ESP) (KAS)
  Sprints  Vicente Iturat (ESP) (Ferrys)
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Teams and ridersEdit

RouteEdit

List of stages[2][3]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1 29 April Gijón – Gijón 8 km (5 mi)   Team time trial Faema
2 30 April GijónA Coruña 235 km (146 mi)   Felipe Alberdi [es] (ESP)
3 1 May A CoruñaVigo 187 km (116 mi)   Antonio Barrutia (ESP)
4 2 May VigoOurense 105 km (65 mi)   Frans De Mulder (BEL)
5 3 May OurenseZamora 287 km (178 mi)   Antonio Gómez del Moral (ESP)
6 4 May ZamoraMadrid 250 km (155 mi)   Nino Assirelli (ITA)
7 5 May Madrid – Madrid 209 km (130 mi)   Frans De Mulder (BEL)
8 6 May GuadalajaraZaragoza 264 km (164 mi)   Arthur Decabooter (BEL)
9 7 May ZaragozaBarcelona 269 km (167 mi)   Salvador Botella (ESP)
10 8 May BarcelonaBarbastro 240 km (149 mi)   Alfons Sweeck (BEL)
11 9 May BarbastroPamplona 267 km (166 mi)   Vicente Iturat (ESP)
12 10 May PamplonaLogroño 179 km (111 mi)   Jesús Galdeano (ESP)
13 11 May LogroñoSan Sebastián 211 km (131 mi)   Federico Bahamontes (ESP)
14 12 May San SebastiánVitoria 263 km (163 mi)   Antonio Suárez (ESP)
15 13 May VitoriaSantander 232 km (144 mi)   Arthur Decabooter (BEL)
16 14 May SantanderBilbao 192 km (119 mi)   Frans De Mulder (BEL)
17a 15 May BilbaoGuernica 116 km (72 mi)   Frans De Mulder (BEL)
17b 15 May GuernicaBilbao 53 km (33 mi)   Individual time trial   Antonio Karmany (ESP)
Total 3,567 km (2,216 mi)

ResultsEdit

Final general classification[4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Franz De Mulder Groene Leeuw 103h 05' 57"
2   Armand Desmet Groene Leeuw + 15' 21"
3   Miguel Pacheco Font Licor 43 + 19' 24"
4   Antonio Karmany Kas + 22' 03"
5   Juan Campillo Kas + 29' 50"
6   Fernando Manzaneque Faema + 31' 58"
7   Salvador Botella Faema + 32' 58"
8   Benigno Aspuru Kas + 35' 08"
9   Jesús Loroño Majestad + 38' 11"
10   Arthur De Cabooter Groene Leeuw + 44' 42"
11   Antonio Suarez Faema
12   Andre Messelis Groene Leeuw
13   Rene Marigil Ferrys
14   Antonin Rolland Margnat-Rochet
15   Carmelo Morales Kas
16   Alfons Sweeck Groene Leeuw
17   José Gomez Del Moral Groene Leeuw
18   Angel Guardiola
19   Joseph Aure Margnat-Rochet
20   José Segu Soriano Kas
21   Jesus Galdeano Faema
22   Manuel Santiago Licor 43
23   Antonio Bertran Faema
24   Constant De Keyser Groene Leeuw

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "General Information 1960". La Vuelta.com. Retrieved 23 March 2008.
  2. ^ "1960  » 15th Vuelta a Espana". Procyclingstats. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  3. ^ "15ème Vuelta a España 1960". Memoire du cyclisme (in French). Archived from the original on 25 October 2004.
  4. ^ "Clasificacion General" [General Classification] (PDF). El Mundo Deortivo (in Spanish). 16 May 1960. p. 9. Retrieved 4 August 2018.