1960 Vuelta a España

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1960 Vuelta a España
Race details
Dates29 April – 15 May
Stages17
Distance3,567 km (2,216 mi)
Winning time103h 05' 57"
Results
Winner  Franz De Mulder (BEL) (Groene Leeuw)
  Second  Armand Desmet (BEL) (Groene Leeuw)
  Third  Miguel Pacheco Font (ESP) (Licor 43)

Points  Arthur De Cabooter (BEL) (Groene Leeuw)
Mountains  Antonio Karmany (ESP) (KAS)
  Sprints  Vicente Iturat (ESP) (Ferrys)
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The 15th Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain), a long-distance bicycle stage race and one of the three grand tours, was held from 29 April to 15 May 1960. It consisted of 17 stages covering a total of 3,567 km (2,216 mi), and was won by Franz De Mulder of the Groene Leeuw cycling team.[1] Arthur De Cabooter won the points classification and Antonio Karmany won the mountains classification.

Teams and riders[edit]

Route[edit]

List of stages[2][3]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1 29 April Gijón – Gijón 8 km (5 mi) Team Time Trial Stage.svg Team time trial Faema
2 30 April GijónA Coruña 235 km (146 mi)  Felipe Alberdi [es] (ESP)
3 1 May A CoruñaVigo 187 km (116 mi)  Antonio Barrutia (ESP)
4 2 May VigoOurense 105 km (65 mi)  Frans De Mulder (BEL)
5 3 May OurenseZamora 287 km (178 mi)  Antonio Gómez del Moral (ESP)
6 4 May ZamoraMadrid 250 km (155 mi)  Nino Assirelli (ITA)
7 5 May Madrid – Madrid 209 km (130 mi)  Frans De Mulder (BEL)
8 6 May GuadalajaraZaragoza 264 km (164 mi)  Arthur Decabooter (BEL)
9 7 May ZaragozaBarcelona 269 km (167 mi)  Salvador Botella (ESP)
10 8 May BarcelonaBarbastro 240 km (149 mi)  Alfons Sweeck [fr] (BEL)
11 9 May BarbastroPamplona 267 km (166 mi)  Vicente Iturat (ESP)
12 10 May PamplonaLogroño 179 km (111 mi)  Jesús Galdeano (ESP)
13 11 May LogroñoSan Sebastián 211 km (131 mi)  Federico Bahamontes (ESP)
14 12 May San SebastiánVitoria 263 km (163 mi)  Antonio Suárez (ESP)
15 13 May VitoriaSantander 232 km (144 mi)  Arthur Decabooter (BEL)
16 14 May SantanderBilbao 192 km (119 mi)  Frans De Mulder (BEL)
17a 15 May BilbaoGuernica 116 km (72 mi)  Frans De Mulder (BEL)
17b 15 May GuernicaBilbao 53 km (33 mi) Time Trial.svg Individual time trial  Antonio Karmany (ESP)
Total 3,567 km (2,216 mi)

Results[edit]

Final general classification[4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1 Belgium Franz De Mulder Groene Leeuw 103h 05' 57"
2 Belgium Armand Desmet Groene Leeuw + 15' 21"
3 Spain Miguel Pacheco Font Licor 43 + 19' 24"
4 Spain Antonio Karmany Kas + 22' 03"
5 Spain Juan Campillo Kas + 29' 50"
6 Spain Fernando Manzaneque Faema + 31' 58"
7 Spain Salvador Botella Faema + 32' 58"
8 Spain Benigno Aspuru Kas + 35' 08"
9 Spain Jesús Loroño Majestad + 38' 11"
10 Belgium Arthur De Cabooter Groene Leeuw + 44' 42"
11 Spain Antonio Suarez Faema
12 Belgium Andre Messelis Groene Leeuw
13 Spain Rene Marigil Ferrys
14 France Antonin Rolland Margnat-Rochet
15 Spain Carmelo Morales Kas
16 Belgium Alfons Sweeck Groene Leeuw
17 Spain José Gomez Del Moral Groene Leeuw
18 Spain Angel Guardiola
19 France Joseph Aure Margnat-Rochet
20 Spain José Segu Soriano Kas
21 Spain Jesus Galdeano Faema
22 Spain Manuel Santiago Licor 43
23 Spain Antonio Bertran Faema
24 Belgium Constant De Keyser Groene Leeuw

References[edit]

  1. ^ "General Information 1960". La Vuelta.com. Retrieved 23 March 2008.
  2. ^ "1960 » 15th Vuelta a Espana". Procyclingstats. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  3. ^ "15ème Vuelta a España 1960". Memoire du cyclisme (in French). Archived from the original on 25 October 2004.
  4. ^ "Clasificacion General" [General Classification]. El Mundo Deortivo (in Spanish). 16 May 1960. p. 9. Retrieved 4 August 2018.