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1966 Gent–Wevelgem

1966 Gent–Wevelgem
Race details
Dates23 March 1966
Distance252[1] km (156.6 mi)
Winning time6h 34' 00"
  Winner  Herman Van Springel (BEL) (Dr. Mann–Grundig)
  Second  Noël Van Clooster (BEL) (Dr. Mann–Grundig)
  Third  Palle Lykke (DEN) (Solo–Superia)
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The 1966 Gent–Wevelgem was the 28th edition of the Gent–Wevelgem cycle race and was held on 23 March 1966. The race started in Ghent and finished in Wevelgem. The race was won by Herman Van Springel of the Dr. Mann team.

General classification

Final general classification[2][3][4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Herman Van Springel (BEL) Dr. Mann–Grundig 6h 34' 00"
2  Noël Van Clooster (BEL) Dr. Mann–Grundig + 0"
3  Palle Lykke (DEN) Solo–Superia + 50"
4  Arthur Decabooter (BEL) Wiel's–Gancia-Groene Leeuw + 50"
5  Seamus Elliott (IRL) Mercier–BP–Hutchinson + 1' 02"
6  Walter Godefroot (BEL) Wiel's–Gancia-Groene Leeuw + 1' 02"
7  Jan Janssen (NED) Pelforth–Sauvage–Lejeune + 1' 02"
8  Willy Bocklant (BEL) Dr. Mann–Grundig + 1' 02"
9  Eddy Merckx (BEL) Peugeot–BP–Michelin + 1' 02"
10  Bernard Van de Kerckhove (BEL) Ford France–Hutchinson + 1' 02"


  1. ^ "Gent - Wevelgem (World Tour), Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  2. ^ "1966 Gent - Wevelgem, Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  3. ^ "28ème Gand-Wevelgem 1966". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 29 August 2004.
  4. ^ "1966 Gent - Wevelgem in Flanders Fields". First Cycling. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
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