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1965 Tour of Flanders

49th Tour of Flanders
Race details
Dates17 April 1965
Distance272 km (169.0 mi)
Winning time5h 47' 29"
  Winner  Jo de Roo (NED) (Televizier)
  Second  Edward Sels (BEL) (Solo–Superia)
  Third  Georges Van Coningsloo (BEL) (Peugeot-BP–Michelin)
← 1964
1966 →

The 49th Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Saturday, 17 April 1965. The race was won by Dutch rider Jo de Roo in a two-man sprint with Edward Sels.[1] 51 of 119 riders finished.[2]


The race started in Ghent and finished in Gentbrugge – covering 240 km. There were six categorized climbs:[1]


Rank Rider Team Time
1  Jo de Roo (NED) Televizier 5h 47' 29"
2  Edward Sels (BEL) Solo–Superia s.t.
3  Georges Van Coningsloo (BEL) Peugeot-BP–Michelin + 33"
4  Willy Vannitsen (BEL) Ford France–Gitane s.t.
5  Jean Stablinski (FRA) Ford France–Gitane s.t.
6  Rik Van Looy (BEL) Solo–Superia s.t.
7  Carmine Preziosi (ITA) Pelforth–Sauvage–Lejeune + 58"
8  Gustaaf De Smet (BEL) Wiels–Groene Leeuw s.t.
9  Arthur Decabooter (BEL) Wiels–Groene Leeuw s.t.
10  Vic Van Schil (BEL) Mercier–BP–Hutchinson s.t.


  1. ^ a b Vanwalleghem, Rik (1991), De Ronde van Vlaanderen, Pinguin, Belgium, ISBN 90-73322-02-2, p 144
  2. ^ McGann, Bill; McGann, Carol. "1965 Ronde van Vlaanderen results". BikeRaceInfo. Cherokee Village, AR: McGann Publishing. Retrieved 5 March 2016.

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