1978 Tirreno–Adriatico

The 1978 Tirreno–Adriatico was the 13th edition of the Tirreno–Adriatico cycle race and was held from 11 March to 16 March 1978. The race started in Santa Marinella and finished in San Benedetto del Tronto.[2] The race was won by Giuseppe Saronni of the Scic team.

1978 Tirreno–Adriatico
Race details
Dates11–16 March 1978
Stages5 + Prologue
Distance864[1] km (536.9 mi)
Winning time22h 08' 46"
Results
  Winner  Giuseppe Saronni (ITA) (Scic–Bottecchia)
  Second  Knut Knudsen (NOR) (Bianchi–Faema)
  Third  Francesco Moser (ITA) (Sanson–Campagnolo)
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General classificationEdit

Final general classification[2][3]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Giuseppe Saronni (ITA) Scic–Bottecchia 22h 08' 46"
2   Knut Knudsen (NOR) Bianchi–Faema + 12"
3   Francesco Moser (ITA) Sanson–Campagnolo + 45"
4   Josef Fuchs (SUI) Fiorella + 52"
5   Michel Pollentier (BEL) Flandria–Velda–Lano + 1' 26"
6   Alfredo Chinetti (ITA) Selle Royal–Inoxpran + 1' 45"
7   Fausto Bertoglio (ITA) Selle Royal–Inoxpran + 2' 02"
8   Wladimiro Panizza (ITA) Vibor + 2' 03"
9   Johan De Muynck (BEL) Bianchi–Faema + 2' 18"
10   Bruno Wolfer (SUI) Zonca + 2' 39"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tirreno–Adriatico (Historic), Italy". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "13ème Tirreno-Adriatico 1978". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 14 August 2004.
  3. ^ "1978 Tirreno - Adriatico". First Cycling. Retrieved 14 January 2018.