1948 Vuelta a España

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1948 Vuelta a España
Race details
Dates 13 June – 4 July
Stages 19
Distance 4,090 km (2,541 mi)
Winning time 155h 06' 30" (26.36 km/h or 16.38 mph)
Palmares
Winner  Bernardo Ruiz (ESP)
Second  Emilio Rodríguez (ESP)
Third  Bernardo Capo (ESP)

Mountains  Bernardo Ruiz (ESP)
1947
1950

The 8th Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain), a long-distance bicycle stage race and one of the 3 grand tours, was held from June 13 to July 4, 1948. It consisted of 19 stages covering a total of 4,090 km, and was won by Bernardo Ruiz.[1] Ruiz also won the mountains classification.

Results[edit]

Final General Classification[edit]

Rank Rider Team Time
1 Spain Bernardo Ruiz 155h 06' 30s
2 Spain Emilio Rodríguez a 9' 07s
3 Spain Bernardo Capo a 20' 45s
4 Spain Dalmacio Langarica a 22' 19s
5 Spain Senen Mesa a 24' 57s
6 Spain Manuel Costa a 25' 52s
7 Spain Manolo Rodríguez a 33' 25s
8 Spain José Perez De Las Heras a 39' 37s
9 Spain Miguel Gual a 43' 35s
10 France Antoine Giauna a 1h 07' 38s
11 Spain Victorio Ruiz
12 Belgium Jean Lesage
13 Spain Juan Gimeno
14 Spain Ricardo Ferrandiz
15 Spain José Serra
16 Spain Agustin Miro
17 Spain Antonio Gelabert
18 Spain Pedro Font
19 Belgium Jean Breur
20 Spain Senen Blanco
21 Spain Jesús Loroño
22 Spain Andres Moran
23 Italy Natalino Arata
24 Spain Joaquim Jimenez
25 Belgium Frans Gielen

References[edit]

  1. ^ "General Information 1948". La Vuelta.com. Retrieved 2008-03-23.