1968 Volta a Catalunya

The 1968 Volta a Catalunya was the 48th edition of the Volta a Catalunya cycle race and was held from 8 September to 15 September 1968. The race started in Tona and finished in Barcelona.[2] The race was won by Eddy Merckx.

1968 Volta a Catalunya
Race details
Dates8–15 September 1968
Stages8
Distance1,417[1] km (880.5 mi)
Winning time37h 57' 23"
Results
  Winner  Eddy Merckx (BEL)
  Second  Felice Gimondi (ITA)
  Third  Giancarlo Ferretti (ITA)
← 1967
1969 →

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[2][3]
Rank Rider Time
1   Eddy Merckx (BEL) 37h 57' 23"
2   Felice Gimondi (ITA) + 33"
3   Giancarlo Ferretti (ITA) + 3' 51"
4   Luis Ocaña (ESP) + 4' 19"
5   Domingo Perurena (ESP) + 6' 07"
6   Manuel Galera (ESP) + 6' 16"
7   Joaquim Galera (ESP) + 6' 31"
8   Eduardo Castelló (ESP) + 6' 54"
9   Ángel Ibáñez (ESP) + 7' 29"
10   Lino Carletto (ITA) + 7' 30"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tour of Catalonia (Pro Tour)". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b "48ème Volta a Catalunya 1968". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 16 March 2005.
  3. ^ "1968 Volta Ciclista a Catalunya". First Cycling. Retrieved 21 February 2018.