1996 Tour of the Basque Country

The 1996 Tour of the Basque Country was the 36th edition of the Tour of the Basque Country cycle race and was held from 8 April to 12 April 1996. The race started in Lasarte and finished at Orio.[2] The race was won by Francesco Casagrande of the Saeco team.

1996 Tour of the Basque Country
Race details
Dates8–12 April 1996
Stages5
Distance817.5[1] km (508.0 mi)
Winning time20h 50' 21"
Results
  Winner  Francesco Casagrande (ITA) (Saeco–AS Juvenes San Marino)
  Second  Pascal Hervé (FRA) (Festina–Lotus)
  Third  Abraham Olano (ESP) (Mapei–GB)
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General classificationEdit

Final general classification[2][3]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Francesco Casagrande (ITA) Saeco–AS Juvenes San Marino 20h 50' 21"
2   Pascal Hervé (FRA) Festina–Lotus + 3"
3   Abraham Olano (ESP) Mapei–GB + 27"
4   Mauro Gianetti (SUI) Team Polti + 31"
5   Evgeni Berzin (RUS) Gewiss Playbus + 42"
6   Jesús Montoya (ESP) Motorola + 54"
7   Stefano Della Santa (ITA) Mapei–GB + 1' 00"
8   Alexander Gontchenkov (RUS) Roslotto–ZG Mobili + 1' 02"
9   Juan Carlos Domínguez (ESP) Kelme–Artiach + 1' 17"
10   Davide Rebellin (ITA) Team Polti + 1' 18"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vuelta al País Vasco (World Tour)". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 16 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b "36ème Vuelta al Pais Vasco 1996". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 18 August 2004.
  3. ^ "1996 Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco". First Cycling. Retrieved 16 November 2017.