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1963 Gent–Wevelgem

1963 Gent–Wevelgem
Official poster of the event
Official poster of the event
Race details
Dates24 March 1963
Distance230[1] km (142.9 mi)
Winning time5h 51' 20"
  Winner  Benoni Beheyt (BEL) (Wiel's–Groene Leeuw)
  Second  Tom Simpson (GBR) (Peugeot–BP–Englebert)
  Third  Michel Van Aerde (BEL) (Solo–Terrot)
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The 1963 Gent–Wevelgem was the 25th edition of the Gent–Wevelgem cycle race and was held on 24 March 1963. The race started in Ghent and finished in Wevelgem. The race was won by Benoni Beheyt of the Groene Leeuw team.

General classification

Final general classification[2][3][4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Benoni Beheyt (BEL) Wiel's–Groene Leeuw 5h 51' 20"
2  Tom Simpson (GBR) Peugeot–BP–Englebert + 0"
3  Michel Van Aerde (BEL) Solo–Terrot + 0"
4  Martin Van Geneugden (BEL) G.B.C.–Libertas + 0"
5  André Noyelle (BEL) Dr. Mann–Labo + 0"
6  René Van Meenen (BEL) Wiel's–Groene Leeuw + 0"
7  Willy Vannitsen (BEL) Peugeot–BP–Englebert + 0"
8  Rik Van Looy (BEL) G.B.C.–Libertas + 0"
9  Joseph Wouters (BEL) Solo–Terrot + 15"
10  Jaak De Boever (BEL) Solo–Terrot + 25"


  1. ^ "Gent - Wevelgem (World Tour), Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  2. ^ "1963 Gent - Wevelgem, Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  3. ^ "25ème Gand-Wevelgem 1963". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 29 August 2004.
  4. ^ "1963 Gent - Wevelgem in Flanders Fields". First Cycling. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
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