1961 Gent–Wevelgem

The 1961 Gent–Wevelgem was the 23rd edition of the Gent–Wevelgem cycle race and was held on 16 April 1961. The race started in Ghent and finished in Wevelgem. The race was won by Frans Aerenhouts of the Mercier team.

1961 Gent–Wevelgem
Race details
Dates16 April 1961
Stages1
Distance231[1] km (143.5 mi)
Winning time5h 36' 28"
Results
  Winner  Frans Aerenhouts (BEL) (Mercier–BP–Hutchinson)
  Second  Raymond Impanis (BEL) (Faema)
  Third  Yvo Molenaers (BEL) (Carpano)
← 1960
1962 →

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[2][3][4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Frans Aerenhouts (BEL) Mercier–BP–Hutchinson 5h 36' 28"
2   Raymond Impanis (BEL) Faema + 0"
3   Yvo Molenaers (BEL) Carpano + 0"
4   André Noyelle (BEL) Wiel's–Flandria + 0"
5   Marcel Janssens (BEL) Dr. Mann + 0"
6   Armand Desmet (BEL) Faema + 0"
7   Gilbert Desmet (BEL) Carpano + 7"
8   Arthur Decabooter (BEL) Groene Leeuw–SAS–Sinalco + 7"
9   Rik Luyten (BEL) Wiel's–Flandria + 7"
10   Norbert Kerckhove (BEL) Dr. Mann + 7"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gent - Wevelgem (World Tour), Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 29 November 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "1961 Gent - Wevelgem, Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 29 November 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "23ème Gand-Wevelgem 1961". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 29 August 2004. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "1961 Gent - Wevelgem in Flanders Fields". First Cycling. Retrieved 29 November 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)