1996 Vuelta a España

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1996 Vuelta a España
Race details
Dates 7 - 29 September
Stages 22
Distance 3,898 km (2,422 mi)
Winning time 97h 31' 46" (39.986 km/h or 24.846 mph)
Palmares
Winner  Alex Zülle (SUI) (ONCE)
Second  Laurent Dufaux (SUI) (Festina-Lotus)
Third  Tony Rominger (SUI) (Mapei-GB)

Points  Laurent Jalabert (FRA) (ONCE)
Mountains  Tony Rominger (SUI) (Mapei-GB)
Sprints  Jürgen Werner (GER) (Team Telekom)
Team Team Polti
1995
1997

The 51st Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain), a long-distance bicycle stage race and one of the 3 grand tours, was held from September 6 to September 28, 1996. It consisted of 22 stages covering a total of 3,898 km, and was won by Alex Zülle of the ONCE cycling team.[1]

Rank Rider Team Time
1 Switzerland Alex Zülle ONCE 97h 31' 46s
2 Switzerland Laurent Dufaux Festina a 6' 23s
3 Switzerland Tony Rominger Mapei-GB a 8' 29s
4 Italy Roberto Pistore MG Maglificio-Technogym a 10' 13s
5 Italy Stefano Faustini AKI - Gipièmme a 11' 21s
6 Austria Georg Totschnig Team Polti a 11' 33s
7 Italy Davide Rebellin Team Polti a 13' 16s
8 Italy Andrea Peron Motorola a 14' 46s
9 United States Bobby Julich Motorola a 15' 10s
10 Spain Fernando Escartín Kelme-Artiach a 18' 35s
11 Spain Marcos Serrano Kelme-Artiach a 19' 19s
12 Spain José María Jiménez Banesto a 20' 19s
13 Italy Mauro Gianetti Team Polti a 21' 15s
14 Spain Daniel Clavero MX Onda a 21' 49s
15 Italy Daniele Nardello Mapei-GB a 22' 37s
16 Russia Vladislav Bobrik Gewiss Playbus a 26' 00s
17 Belgium Axel Merckx Motorola a 27' 34s
18 Spain Francisco Javier Mauleón Mapei-GB a 27' 38s
19 France Laurent Jalabert ONCE a 27' 44s
20 Denmark Peter Meinert Nielsen Team Telekom a 29' 56s
21 France Pascal Chanteur Casino
22 Switzerland Fabian Jeker Festina-Lotus
23 Germany Kai Hundertmarck Team Telekom
24 Spain Ángel Casero Banesto
25 Italy Massimo Apollonio Scrigno-Blue Storm

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://autobus.cyclingnews.com/results/archives/sep96/spain.html

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