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1969 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré

The 1969 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré, also known as the 1969 Criterium of the Six Provinces, was the 21st edition of the cycle race and was held from 25 May to 31 May 1969. The race started in Avignon and finished at Lyon. The race was won by Raymond Poulidor of the Mercier team.

1969 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
Race details
Dates25–31 May 1969
Stages6
Distance1,126[1] km (699.7 mi)
Winning time29h 42' 55"
Results
  Winner  Raymond Poulidor (FRA) (Mercier–BP–Hutchinson)
  Second  Ferdinand Bracke (BEL) (Peugeot–BP–Michelin)
  Third  Roger Pingeon (FRA) (Peugeot–BP–Michelin)

  Points  Jan Janssen (NED) (Bic)
  Mountains  Roger Pingeon (FRA) (Peugeot–BP–Michelin)
  Team Peugeot–BP–Michelin[2]
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TeamsEdit

RouteEdit

Stage characteristics and winners[2]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1a 25 May Avignon 11.4 km (7.1 mi)   Individual time trial   Raymond Poulidor (FRA)
1b 26 May Avignon to Montélimar 117 km (73 mi)   Jaak De Boever (BEL)
1c 26 May Montélimar to Valence 85 km (53 mi)   Ferdinand Bracke (BEL)
2 27 May Valence to Grenoble 201 km (125 mi)   Jan Janssen (NED)
3 28 May Grenoble to Annecy 181 km (112 mi)   Jean-Claude Theillière (FRA)
4 29 May Annecy to Chalon-sur-Saône 227 km (141 mi)   Pietro Guerra (ITA)
5a 30 May Montceau-les-Mines to Digoin 34.6 km (21.5 mi)   Individual time trial   Raymond Poulidor (FRA)
5b 30 May Digoin to Roanne 81 km (50 mi)   Eric Leman (FRA)
6a 31 May Roanne to Saint-Étienne 118 km (73 mi)   Jos Huysmans (BEL)
6b 31 May Saint-Étienne to Lyon 70 km (43 mi)   Walter Godefroot (BEL)

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[2][3]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Raymond Poulidor (FRA) Mercier–BP–Hutchinson 29h 42' 55"
2   Ferdinand Bracke (BEL) Peugeot–BP–Michelin + 18"
3   Roger Pingeon (FRA) Peugeot–BP–Michelin + 45"
4   Jacques Anquetil (FRA) Bic + 2' 50"
5   Willy Van Neste (BEL) Dr. Mann–Grundig + 3' 15"
6   Paul Gutty (FRA) Frimatic–de Gribaldy–Viva–Wolber + 3' 56"
7   Herman Van Springel (BEL) Dr. Mann–Grundig + 4' 11"
8   Francisco Galdós (ESP) Kas–Kaskol + 4' 58"
9   Aurelio González Puente (ESP) Kas–Kaskol + 5' 10"
10   Jean-Claude Theillière (FRA) Sonolor–Lejeune + 7' 36"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Critérium du Dauphiné (World Tour), France". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d "21ème Dauphiné Libéré 1969". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 23 April 2004.
  3. ^ "1969 Critérium du Dauphiné". First Cycling. Retrieved 5 December 2017.

Further readingEdit