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1953 Gent–Wevelgem

1953 Gent–Wevelgem
Race details
Dates29 March 1953
Distance240[1] km (149.1 mi)
Winning time7h 16' 00"
  Winner  Raymond Impanis (BEL)
  Second  Wim van Est (NED)
  Third  Germain Derycke (BEL)
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The 1953 Gent–Wevelgem was the 15th edition of the Gent–Wevelgem cycle race and was held on 29 March 1953. The race started in Ghent and finished in Wevelgem. The race was won by Raymond Impanis.

General classification

Final general classification[2][3][4]
Rank Rider Time
1  Raymond Impanis (BEL) 7h 16' 00"
2  Wim van Est (NED) + 1' 20"
3  Germain Derycke (BEL) + 2' 30"
4  Rik Van Steenbergen (BEL) + 2' 34"
5  Désiré Keteleer (BEL) + 2' 34"
6  Hein van Breenen (NED) + 3' 20"
7  Jean Storms (BEL) + 5' 12"
8  André Rosseel (BEL) + 5' 12"
9  Roger Decock (BEL) + 5' 12"
10  Boudewijn Devos (BEL) + 11' 18"


  1. ^ "Gent - Wevelgem (World Tour), Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  2. ^ "1953 Gent - Wevelgem, Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  3. ^ "15ème Gand-Wevelgem 1953". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 29 August 2004.
  4. ^ "1953 Gent - Wevelgem in Flanders Fields". First Cycling. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
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