1961 UCI Road World Championships – Men's road race

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Men's Individual Road Race
1961 UCI Road World Championships
Rainbow jersey
Race details
Dates3 September 1961
Stages1
Distance285.2 km (177.2 mi)
Winning time7h 46' 35"
Results
  Winner  Rik Van Looy (BEL) (Belgium)
  Second  Nino Defilippis (ITA) (Italy)
  Third  Raymond Poulidor (FRA) (France)
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The men's road race at the 1961 UCI Road World Championships was the 28th edition of the event. The race took place on Sunday 3 September 1961 in Bern, Switzerland.[1] The race was won by Rik Van Looy of Belgium.

Final classification[edit]

General classification (1–10)[2][3]
Rank Rider Time
1st, gold medalist(s)  Rik Van Looy (BEL) 7h 46' 35"
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Nino Defilippis (ITA) + 0"
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Raymond Poulidor (FRA) + 0"
4  José Bernárdez [es] (ESP) + 0"
5  Jo de Roo (NED) + 0"
6  Jean Stablinski (FRA) + 0"
7  Jef Planckaert (BEL) + 0"
8  Gastone Nencini (ITA) + 0"
9  Tom Simpson (GBR) + 0"
10  Hans Junkermann (FRG) + 0"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1961 World Pro Road Cycling Championships". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  2. ^ "28ème Championnat du monde sur route 1961". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 3 November 2004.
  3. ^ "1961 World Championship". First Cycling. Retrieved 13 December 2017.