1955 Vuelta a España

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1955 Vuelta a España
Race details
Dates 25 April – 8 May
Stages 15
Distance 2,776 km (1,725 mi)
Winning time 81h 04' 02" (34.24 km/h or 21.28 mph)
Palmares
Winner  Jean Dotto (FRA)
Second  Antonio Jimenez (ESP)
Third  Raphaël Géminiani (FRA)

Points  Fiorenzo Magni (ITA)
Mountains  Giuseppe Buratti (ITA)
1950
1956

The 10th Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain), a long-distance bicycle stage race and one of the 3 grand tours, was held from April 25 to May 8, 1955. It consisted of 15 stages covering a total of 2,740 km, and was won by Jean Dotto.[1] Fiorenzo Magni won the points classification and Giuseppe Buratti won the mountains classification.

Results[edit]

Final General Classification[edit]

Rank Rider Team Time
1 France Jean Dotto 81h 04' 02s
2 Spain Antonio Jimenez a 3' 06s
3 France Raphaël Géminiani a 5' 05s
4 Spain Jesús Loroño a 5' 52s
5 Spain Vicente Iturat a 6' 24s
6 Spain Gabriel Company Bauza a 6' 30s
7 Spain José Serra a 7' 31s
8 Italy Giuseppe Buratti a 8' 42s
9 Spain Cosme Barrutia a 9' 37s
10 France Georges Gay a 9' 44s
11 Spain Salvador Botella
12 Spain Carmelo Morales
13 Italy Fiorenzo Magni
14 Spain Bernardo Ruiz
15 Spain Andres Trobat
16 Spain José Gomez Del Moral
17 Belgium Arsene Bauwens
18 Italy Gastone Nencini
19 Spain Francisco Moreno
20 Spain Antonio Gelabert
21 Spain Federico Bahamontes
22 Spain Manolo Rodríguez
23 France Nello Lauredi
24 Spain Emilio Rodríguez
25 Spain Miguel Gual

References[edit]

  1. ^ "General Information 1955". La Vuelta.com. Retrieved 2008-03-23.