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1947 Gent–Wevelgem

1947 Gent–Wevelgem
Race details
Dates30 March 1947
Distance230[1] km (142.9 mi)
Winning time6h 45' 00"
  Winner  Maurice Desimpelaere (BEL)
  Second  René Beyens (BEL)
  Third  Lucien Vlaemynck (BEL)
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The 1947 Gent–Wevelgem was the ninth edition of the Gent–Wevelgem cycle race and was held on 30 March 1947. The race started in Ghent and finished in Wevelgem. The race was won by cyclist Maurice Desimpelaere.

General classification

Final general classification[2][3][4]
Rank Rider Time
1  Maurice Desimpelaere (BEL) 6h 45' 00"
2  René Beyens (BEL) + 0"
3  Lucien Vlaemynck (BEL) + 0"
4  Valère Ollivier (BEL) + 2' 10"
5  André Rosseel (BEL) + 2' 10"
6  Achiel Buysse (BEL) + 2' 45"
7  Roger Cnockaert (BEL) + 2' 45"
8  Sylvain Grysolle (BEL) + 2' 45"
9  Gino Bartali (ITA) + 2' 45"
10  Emmanuel Thoma [es] (BEL) + 2' 45"


  1. ^ "Gent - Wevelgem (World Tour), Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  2. ^ "1947 Gent - Wevelgem, Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  3. ^ "9ème Gand-Wevelgem 1947". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 29 August 2004.
  4. ^ "1947 Gent - Wevelgem in Flanders Fields". First Cycling. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
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