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1959 Paris–Tours

1959 Paris–Tours
Race details
Dates11 October 1959
Distance267[1] km (165.9 mi)
Winning time7h 04' 42"
  Winner  Rik Van Looy (BEL)
  Second  Coen Niesten (NED)
  Third  André Noyelle (BEL)
← 1958
1960 →

The 1959 Paris–Tours was the 53rd edition of the Paris–Tours cycle race and was held on 11 October 1959.[2] The race started in Paris and finished in Tours. The race was won by Rik Van Looy.

General classification

Final general classification[2][3][4]
Rank Rider Time
1  Rik Van Looy (BEL) 7h 04' 42"
2  Coen Niesten (NED) + 0"
3  André Noyelle (BEL) + 4"
4  Miguel Poblet (ESP) + 4"
5  Tino Sabbadini (FRA) + 4"
6  Marcel Ryckaert (BEL) + 4"
7  André Vlayen (BEL) + 4"
8  Frans Aerenhouts (BEL) + 4"
9  Michel Dejouhannet (FRA) + 4"
10  Jean Gainche (FRA) + 4"


  1. ^ "Paris-Tours (HC)". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b "53ème Paris-Tours 1959". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 26 January 2004.
  3. ^ "53a edizione Paris-Tours (1959)". Museo Ciclismo. Retrieved 8 February 2018.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "1959 Paris - Tours". First Cycling. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
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