1972 Vuelta a España

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1972 Vuelta a España
Race details
Dates 27 April – 14 May
Stages 17
Distance 3,079.3 km (1,913 mi)
Winning time 82h 34' 14"
Results
Winner  José Manuel Fuente (ESP) (Kas-Kaskol)
  Second  Miguel Maria Lasa (ESP) (Kas-Kaskol)
  Third  Agustin Tamames (ESP) (Werner)

Points  Domingo Perurena (ESP) (Kas-Kaskol)
Mountains  José Manuel Fuente (ESP) (Kas-Kaskol)
  Combination  José Manuel Fuente (ESP) (Kas-Kaskol)
  Sprints  Ventura Díaz (ESP) (Werner)
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The 27th Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain), a long-distance bicycle stage race and one of the three grand tours, was held from 27 April to 14 May 1972. It consisted of 17 stages covering a total of 3,079.3 km (1,913.4 mi), and was won by José Manuel Fuente of the Kas-Kaskol cycling team.[1] Fuente also won the mountains classification while Domingo Perurena won the points classification.

Teams and riders[edit]

Route[edit]

List of stages[2][3]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
P 27 April Fuengirola – Fuengirola 6 km (4 mi) Time Trial.svg Individual time trial  René Pijnen (NED)
1 28 April FuengirolaCabra 167 km (104 mi)  Miguel María Lasa (ESP)
2 29 April CabraGranada 206 km (128 mi)  Gerard Vianen (NED)
3 30 April GranadaAlmería 181 km (112 mi)  Domingo Perurena (ESP)
4 1 May AlmeríaDehesa de Campoamor (nl) 251 km (156 mi)  Ger Harings (fr) (NED)
5 2 May Dehesa de Campoamor (nl)Gandia 183 km (114 mi)  Pieter Nassen (BEL)
6a 3 May GandiaEl Saler 120 km (75 mi)  Roger Kindt (fr) (BEL)
6b 3 May El Saler – El Saler 6.5 km (4 mi) Team Time Trial Stage.svg Team time trial Kas–Kaskol
7 4 May ValenciaVinaròs 181 km (112 mi)  Jos van der Vleuten (NED)
8 5 May VinaròsTarragona 189 km (117 mi)  Cees Koeken (NED)
9a 6 May TarragonaBarcelona 118 km (73 mi)  Ger Harings (fr) (NED)
9b 6 May Barcelona – Barcelona 10 km (6 mi) Time Trial.svg Individual time trial  Jesús Manzaneque (ESP)
10 7 May BarcelonaBanyoles 192 km (119 mi)  Domingo Perurena (ESP)
11 8 May ManresaZaragoza 259 km (161 mi)  Luis Balague (ESP)
12 9 May ZaragozaFormigal 169 km (105 mi)  José Manuel Fuente (ESP)
13 10 May SangüesaArrate (es) 201 km (125 mi)  Agustín Tamames (ESP)
14 11 May EibarBilbao 145 km (90 mi)  Miguel María Lasa (ESP)
15 12 May BilbaoTorrelavega 148 km (92 mi)  Gerard Vianen (NED)
16 13 May TorrelavegaVitoria 219 km (136 mi)  Agustín Tamames (ESP)
17a 14 May VitoriaSan Sebastián 138 km (86 mi)  Jesús Aranzabal (es) (ESP)
17b 14 May San Sebastián – San Sebastián 20 km (12 mi) Time Trial.svg Individual time trial  José Antonio González (ESP)
Total 3,079.3 km (1,913 mi)

Results[edit]

Final General Classification[edit]

Rank Rider Team Time
1 Spain José Manuel Fuente Kas-Kaskol 82h 34' 14"
2 Spain Miguel María Lasa Kas-Kaskol + 6' 34"
3 Spain Agustin Tamames Werner + 7' 00"
4 Spain Gonzalo Aja Barguin Karpy + 8' 07"
5 Spain José Antonio Gonzalez Kas-Kaskol + 8' 08s
6 Spain Domingo Perurena Tellechea Kas-Kaskol + 8' 23"
7 Spain Jesús Manzaneque Kas-Kaskol + 8' 27"
8 Spain José Pesarrodona Kas-Kaskol + 8' 38"
9 France Désiré Letort Bic + 8' 42"
10 France Bernard Labourdette Bic + 8' 54"
11 Spain Andres Oliva Sanchez La Casera-Pena Bahamontes
12 Spain Vicente López Carril Kas-Kaskol
13 Spain Eduardo Castilla Karpy
14 Spain Ventura Diaz Arrey Werner
15 Spain José Manuel Blanco Werner
16 Spain José Luis Uribezubia Werner
17 Spain Juan Zurano Jerez La Casera-Pena Bahamontes
18 Spain Francisco Galdos Gauna Kas-Kaskol
19 Spain Santiago Lazcano Labaca Kas-Kaskol
20 Spain Eufronio Enrique Santos La Casera-Pena Bahamontes
21 Spain Juan-Manuel Valls Karpy
22 Spain José-Luis Abilleira La Casera-Pena Bahamontes
23 Denmark Leif Mortensen Bic
24 Italy Silvano Schiavon GBC-Sony
25 Spain Antonio Menendez Karpy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "General Information 1972". La Vuelta.com. Archived from the original on 11 June 2011. Retrieved 22 March 2008.
  2. ^ "1972 » 27th Vuelta a España". Procyclingstats. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  3. ^ "27ème Vuelta a España 1972". Memoire du cyclisme (in French). Archived from the original on 25 October 2004.

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