1998 Tour of the Basque Country

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1998 Tour of the Basque Country
Race details
Dates6–10 April 1998
Stages5
Distance887[1] km (551.2 mi)
Winning time23h 37' 47"
Results
  Winner  Íñigo Cuesta (ESP) (ONCE)
  Second  Laurent Jalabert (FRA) (ONCE)
  Third  Alex Zülle (SUI) (Festina–Lotus)
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The 1998 Tour of the Basque Country was the 38th edition of the Tour of the Basque Country cycle race and was held from 6 April to 10 April 1998. The race started in Hondarribia and finished in Hernani.[2] The race was won by Íñigo Cuesta of the ONCE team.

General classification[edit]

Final general classification[2][3]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Íñigo Cuesta (ESP) ONCE 23h 37' 47"
2  Laurent Jalabert (FRA) ONCE + 3"
3  Alex Zülle (SUI) Festina–Lotus + 1' 10"
4  Michael Boogerd (NED) Rabobank + 1' 49"
5  Aitor Garmendia (ESP) Banesto + 1' 50"
6  Rodolfo Massi (ITA) Casino–Ag2r + 2' 27"
7  Mikel Zarrabeitia (ESP) ONCE + 2' 29"
8  Paolo Savoldelli (ITA) Saeco Macchine per Caffè + 2' 31"
9  Beat Zberg (SUI) Rabobank + 2' 37"
10  Wladimir Belli (ITA) Festina–Lotus + 2' 42"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vuelta al País Vasco (World Tour)". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 16 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b "38ème Vuelta al Pais Vasco 1998". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 18 August 2004.
  3. ^ "1998 Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco". First Cycling. Retrieved 16 November 2017.