1923 Tour of Flanders

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7th Tour of Flanders
Race details
Dates18 March 1923
Stages1
Distance243 km (151.0 mi)
Winning time9h 16' 15"
Results
  Winner  Heiri Suter (SUI) (Gurtner–Hutchinson)
  Second  Charles Deruyter (BEL) (Gurtner–Hutchinson)
  Third  Albert Dejonghe (BEL) (La Française)
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The seventh running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 18 March 1923. Swiss rider Heiri Suter won the race in a three-man sprint with Belgians Charles Deruyter and Albert Dejonghe.[1] Suter became the first non-Belgian winner of the Tour of Flanders. 43 of 86 riders finished.[2]

Route[edit]

Video summary of the race

The race started and finished in Ghent – totaling 243 km. The course featured two categorized climbs:[1]

Results[edit]

Result
Rank Rider Team Time[1]
1  Heiri Suter (SUI) Gurtner–Hutchinson 9h 16' 15"
2  Charles De Ruyter (BEL) Gurtner–Hutchinson s.t.
3  Albert Dejonghe (BEL) La Française s.t.
4  Jules Van Hevel (BEL) Buysse–Colonial + 1' 25"
5  Théophile Beeckman (BEL) Griffon–Dunlop + 1' 55"
6  Émile Masson (BEL) Alcyon–Dunlop s.t.
7  Jean Rossius (BEL) La Française + 2'35"
8  Charles Juseret (BEL) Peugeot–Wolber s.t.
9  Nicolas Frantz (LUX) Thomann–Dunlop + 2' 40"
10  Denis Verschueren (BEL) Wolber–Dunlop + 5' 00"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Vanwalleghem, Rik (1991), De Ronde van Vlaanderen, Pinguin, Belgium, ISBN 90-73322-02-2, p 38
  2. ^ McGann, Bill; McGann, Carol. "1923 Ronde van Vlaanderen results". BikeRaceInfo. Cherokee Village, AR: McGann Publishing. Retrieved 2 March 2016.