1941 Vuelta a España

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1941 Vuelta a España
Race details
Dates 12 June – 6 July
Stages 21
Distance 4,409 km (2,740 mi)
Winning time 168h 45' 26"
Results
Jersey awarded to the overall winner Winner  Julián Berrendero (ESP)
  Second  Fermin Trueba (ESP)
  Third  José Jabardo (ESP)

Mountains  Fermin Trueba (ESP)
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The 3rd Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain), a long-distance bicycle stage race and one of the 3 grand tours, was held from June 12 to July 6, 1941. It consisted of 21 stages covering a total of 4,409 km.

This was the first time that the Vuelta was won by a Spanish rider, Julián Berrendero. In addition, Delio Rodriguez, who rose to fame after winning 12 stages at this race, later became a significant figure in Spanish cycling history.[1][2] Lastly, Fermin Trueba won the mountains classification.[3][4]

Stages[edit]

Stage results[5]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1 12 June Madrid – Salamanca 210 km (130 mi)  Julián Berrendero (ESP)
2 13 June Salamanca – Cáceres 214 km (133 mi)  Antonio Montes (ESP)
3 14 June Cáceres – Sevilla 270 km (168 mi)  Delio Rodríguez (ESP)
4 16 June Sevilla – Málaga 212 km (132 mi)  Antonio Escuriet (ESP)
5 17 June Málaga – Almería 220 km (137 mi)  Delio Rodríguez (ESP)
6 18 June Almería – Murcia 223 km (139 mi)  Delio Rodríguez (ESP)
7 19 June Murcia – Valencia 248 km (154 mi)  Antonio Sancho (ESP)
8 21 June Valencia – Tarragona 279 km (173 mi)  Fermin Trueba (ESP)
9 22 June Tarragona – Barcelona 112 km (70 mi)  Antonio Martin (ESP)
10 23 June Barcelona – Zaragoza 294 km (183 mi)  Delio Rodríguez (ESP)
11 24 June Zaragoza – Logroño 172 km (107 mi)  Delio Rodríguez (ESP)
12 25 June Logroño – San Sebastián 213 km (132 mi)  Delio Rodríguez (ESP)
13 26 June San Sebastián – Bilbao 160 km (99 mi)  Fermin Trueba (ESP)
14 28 June Bilbao – Santander 165 km (103 mi)  Fermin Trueba (ESP)
15 29 June Santander – Gijón 192 km (119 mi)  Delio Rodríguez (ESP)
16a 30 June Gijón – Oviedo 53 km (33 mi) Time Trial.svg Individual time trial  Delio Rodríguez (ESP)
16b Oviedo – Luarca 101 km (63 mi)  Delio Rodríguez (ESP)
17 1 July Luarca – A Coruña 219 km (136 mi)  Delio Rodríguez (ESP)
18 2 July A Coruña – Vigo 175 km (109 mi)  Delio Rodríguez (ESP)
19 4 July Vigo – Verín 178 km (111 mi)  Delio Rodríguez (ESP)
20 5 July Verín – Valladolid 301 km (187 mi)  Julián Berrendero (ESP)
21 6 July Valladolid – Madrid 198 km (123 mi)  Vicente Carretero (ESP)

Results[edit]

Final General Classification[edit]

Rank Rider Team Time
1 Spain Julián Berrendero 168h 45' 26s
2 Spain Fermin Trueba a 1' 07s
3 Spain José Jabardo a 6' 32s
4 Spain Delio Rodríguez a 29' 17s
5 Spain Antonio-Andres Sancho a 35' 40s
6 Spain Antonio Escuriet a 35' 57s
7 Spain Antonio Martín a 46' 04s
8 Spain Vicente Carretero a 54' 25s
9 Spain José Cano a 1h 05' 40s
10 Spain Manuel Izquierdo a 1h 24' 13s
11 Spain José Botanch
12 Spain Benito Cabestreros
13 Spain Miguel Carrion
14 Spain Cayetano Martin
15 Switzerland Emile Vaucher
16 Spain Martin Santos

References[edit]

  1. ^ "General Information 1941". La Vuelta.com. Retrieved 2008-03-23. 
  2. ^ Boyce, Barry. "The Return of the Vuelta". CyclingRevealed. Archived from the original on 23 July 2011. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Manana Empieza en Madrid la III Vuelta Ciclista a España" [Tomorrow begins in Madrid the third Tour of Spain] (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). El Mundo Deportivo S.A. 11 June 1941. p. 1. Archived (PDF) from the original on 8 May 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 
  4. ^ http://hemeroteca-paginas.mundodeportivo.com/EMD02/HEM/1941/06/08/MD19410608-001.pdf
  5. ^ "1941 Stage Results". La Vuelta. Unipublic. Retrieved 11 July 2011.