1978 Vuelta a España

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1978 Vuelta a España
Race details
Dates 25 April – 14 May
Stages 19 stages + Prologue, including 2 split stages
Distance 2,995 km (1,861 mi)
Winning time 85h 24' 14"
Palmares
Winner  Bernard Hinault (FRA) (Renault - Gitane)
Second  José Pesarrodona (ESP) (Kas)
Third  Jean-René Bernaudeau (FRA) (Renault - Gitane)

Points  Ferdi Van den Haute (BEL) (Marc - Zeepcentrales - Superia)
Mountains  Andrés Oliva (ESP) (Teka)
Sprints  Bernard Hinault (FRA) (Renault - Gitane)
Team Kas
1977
1979

The 33rd 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 14, 1978. It consisted of 19 stages covering a total of 2,995 km, and was won by Bernard Hinault of the Renault-Elf-Gitane cycling team. Ferdi Van Den Haute won the points classification and Andrés Oliva won the mountains classification.

Results[edit]

General classification[edit]

Final general classification (1–10)[1]
Rank Name Team Time
1  Bernard Hinault (FRA) Renault-Elf-Gitane 85h 24' 14"
2  José Pesarrodona (ESP) Kas-Campagnolo +3' 02"
3  Jean-René Bernaudeau (FRA) Renault-Elf-Gitane +3' 47"
4  Eulalio Garcia Pereda (ESP) Teka +4' 23"
5  Jos Schipper (NED) Marc-Zeepcentrale +4' 28"
6  Ferdi Van Den Haute (BEL) Marc-Zeepcentrale +5' 52"
7  José Nazabal (ESP) Kas-Campagnolo +6' 12"
8  Enrique Martinez (ESP) Kas-Campagnolo +6' 53"
9  Gonzalo Aja (ESP) Novostil-Helios +10' 12"
10  Vicente López Carril (ESP) Kas-Campagnolo +13' 57"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Clasificaciones oficiales" (in Spanish). El Mundo Deportivo. 15 May 1978. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 

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