1913 Tour of Flanders

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1913 Tour of Flanders
Race details
Date 25 May 1913
Distance 324 km (201.3 mi)
Winning time 12h 03' 10" (26.880 km/h or 16.702 mph)
Palmares
Winner  Paul Deman (BEL) (Automoto)
Second  Joseph Van Daele (BEL) (JB Louvet)
Third  Victor Doms (BEL) (Automoto)
1914

The 1913 Tour of Flanders was the 1st edition of the Tour of Flanders single-day cycling race, known as one of the Monument classics. It was held on 25 May 1913 over a distance of 324 kilometres (201.3 miles) from Ghent to Mariakerke, where it ended with 4 laps of a wooden track around a lake. Of the 37 riders that started the race, 16 were classified as finishers, and it was Paul Deman who crossed the line first to become the first ever winner of the Tour of Flanders.[1]

Results[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1  Paul Deman (BEL) Automoto 12h 03' 10"
2  Joseph Van Daele (BEL) J.B.Louvet s.t.
3  Victor Doms (BEL) Automoto s.t.
4  August Dierickx (BEL) s.t.
5  Arthur Maertens (BEL) La Française s.t.
6  Jan Van Ingelghem (BEL) Peugeot-Wolber + 1' 00"
7  Achiel Depauw (BEL) Liberator-Hutchinson + 1' 00"
8  Auguste Benoit (BEL) La Française + 6' 50"
9  Adrien Kranskens (BEL) + 17' 50"
10  Hector Billiet (BEL) + 17' 50"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boyce, Barry. "A Belgian Monument is Born". Cycling Revealed. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 

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