1968 Harelbeke–Antwerp–Harelbeke

The 1968 Harelbeke–Antwerp–Harelbeke[nb 1] was the 11th edition of the E3 Harelbeke cycle race and was held on 23 March 1968. The race started and finished in Harelbeke. The race was won by Jaak De Boever.

1968 Harelbeke–Antwerp–Harelbeke
Race details
Dates23 March 1968
Stages1
Distance216[1] km (134.2 mi)
Winning time5h 32' 00"
Results
  Winner  Jaak De Boever (BEL)
  Second  Jos Huysmans (BEL)
  Third  Herman Van Springel (BEL)
← 1967
1969 →

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[3][4][5]
Rank Rider Time
1   Jaak De Boever (BEL) 5h 32' 00"
2   Jos Huysmans (BEL) + 0"
3   Herman Van Springel (BEL) + 50"
4   Eric Leman (BEL) + 50"
5   Daniel Van Ryckeghem (BEL) + 1' 50"
6   Gerben Karstens (NED) + 1' 50"
7   Valere Van Sweevelt (BEL) + 1' 50"
8   Harry Steevens (NED) + 1' 50"
9   Jan Janssen (NED) + 1' 50"
10   Wim Schepers (NED) + 1' 50"

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The race was known as Harelbeke–Antwerp–Harelbeke (French: Harelbeke–Anvers–Harelbeke) for the first twelve editions. In 1970, the race became known as the E3, after the Belgian road which is now known as the E17.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "E3 Prijs Harelbeke (World Tour), Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  2. ^ "E3 Harelbeke". Union Cycliste International. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  3. ^ "GP E3 Flandres 1968". LesSports.info. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  4. ^ "1968 Record Bank E3 Harelbeke". First Cycling. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  5. ^ "E3 Prijs Harelbeke". WVCycling. Retrieved 3 February 2018.