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1964 Vuelta a España

The 19th Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain), a long-distance bicycle stage race and one of the three grand tours, was held from 30 April to 16 May 1964. It consisted of 17 stages covering a total of 2,860 km (1,780 mi), and was won by Raymond Poulidor of the Mercier cycling team.[1] José Pérez Frances won the points classification and Julio Jiménez won the mountains classification.

1964 Vuelta a España
Race details
Dates30 April – 16 May
Stages17
Distance2,860 km (1,777 mi)
Winning time78h 23' 35"
Results
Winner  Raymond Poulidor (FRA) (Mercier-BP-Hutchinson)
  Second  Luis Otano (ESP) (Ferrys)
  Third  José Pérez Francés (ESP) (Ferrys)

Points  José Pérez Francés (ESP) (Ferrys)
Mountains  Julio Jiménez (ESP) (Kas-Kaskol)
  Sprints  Antonio Bertrán (ESP) (Ferrys)
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Teams and ridersEdit

RouteEdit

List of stages[2][3]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1a 30 April Benidorm – Benidorm 42 km (26 mi)   Edward Sels (BEL)
1b 30 April Benidorm – Benidorm 11 km (7 mi)   Individual time trial   Eusebio Vélez (ESP)
2 1 May BenidormNules 199 km (124 mi)   Rik Van Looy (BEL)
3 2 May NulesSalou 212 km (132 mi)   Frans Melckenbeeck (BEL)
4a 3 May SalouBarcelona 115 km (71 mi)   Armand Desmet (BEL)
4b 3 May Barcelona – Barcelona 49 km (30 mi)   Antonio Barrutia (ESP)
5 4 May BarcelonaPuigcerdà 174 km (108 mi)   Julio Jiménez (ESP)
6 5 May PuigcerdàLleida 187 km (116 mi)   Frans Melckenbeeck (BEL)
7 6 May LleidaJaca 201 km (125 mi)   Julio Sanz [fr] (ESP)
8 7 May JacaPamplona 205 km (127 mi)   Michel Stolker (NED)
9 8 May PamplonaSan Sebastián 205 km (127 mi)   Luis Otaño (ESP)
10 9 May San SebastiánBilbao 197 km (122 mi)   Henri De Wolf (BEL)
11 10 May BilbaoVitoria 107 km (66 mi)   Victor Van Schil (BEL)
12 11 May VitoriaSantander 211 km (131 mi)   Barry Hoban (GBR)
13 12 May SantanderAvilés 230 km (143 mi)   Barry Hoban (GBR)
14 13 May AvilésLeón 163 km (101 mi)   Julio Jiménez (ESP)
15 14 May BecillaValladolid 65 km (40 mi)   Individual time trial   Raymond Poulidor (FRA)
16 15 May ValladolidMadrid 209 km (130 mi)   Antonio Barrutia (ESP)
17 16 May Madrid – Madrid 87 km (54 mi)   Frans Melckenbeeck (BEL)
Total 2,860 km (1,777 mi)

ResultsEdit

Final general classification[4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Raymond Poulidor Mercier-BP-Hutchinson 78h 23' 35"
2   Luis Otano Ferrys + 33"
3   José Perez Frances Ferrys + 1' 26"
4   Eusebio Velez Kas-Kaskol + 2' 04"
5   Julio Jiménez Kas-Kaskol + 3' 16"
6   Fernando Manzaneque Ferrys + 4' 19"
7   Valentin Uriona Kas-Kaskol + 6' 06"
8   José Antonio Momene Kas-Kaskol + 9' 31"
9   Francisco Gabica Kas-Kaskol + 9' 32"
10   Antonio Bertan Panades Ferrys + 11' 14"
11   Sebastian Elorza Kas-Kaskol
12   Victor Van Schil Mercier-BP-Hutchinson
13   Robert Cazala Mercier-BP-Hutchinson
14   Henri De Wolf Solo Superia
15   Antonio Karmany Mestres Ferrys
16   Arthur De Cabooter Solo Superia
17   Wim Van Est Locomotief
18   Carlos Echevarria Kas-Kaskol
19   Andre Le Dissez Mercier-BP-Hutchinson
20   Jean-Pierre Genet Mercier-BP-Hutchinson
21   Ventura Diaz Inuri
22   Louis Proost Solo Superia
23   Francisco Valada
24   Michel Van Aerde Solo Superia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "General Information 1964". La Vuelta.com. Retrieved 23 March 2008.
  2. ^ "1964 » 19th Vuelta a Espana". Procyclingstats. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  3. ^ "19ème Vuelta a España 1964". Memoire du cyclisme (in French). Archived from the original on 25 October 2004.
  4. ^ "Clasificaciones" [Classifications] (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 17 May 1964. p. 8. Retrieved 2 August 2018.

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