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1966 UCI Road World Championships – Men's road race

Men's Individual Road Race
1966 UCI Road World Championships
Eddy Merckx near the finish line of the 1966 World Road Race Championship at the Nürburgring
Eddy Merckx near the finish line of the 1966 World Road Race Championship at the Nürburgring
Race details
Dates28 August 1966
Distance263.7 km (163.9 mi)
Winning time7h 21' 10"
  Winner  Rudi Altig (FRG) (West Germany)
  Second  Jacques Anquetil (FRA) (France)
  Third  Raymond Poulidor (FRA) (France)
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The men's road race at the 1966 UCI Road World Championships was the 33rd edition of the event. The race took place on Sunday 28 August 1966 in Adenau, West Germany.[1] The race was won by Rudi Altig of West Germany.[2]

Lucien Aimar
Martin Van Den Bossche and Lucien Aimar near the end of the race

Final classification

General classification (1–10)[2]
Rank Rider Time
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Rudi Altig (FRG) 7h 21' 10"
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Jacques Anquetil (FRA) + 0"
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Raymond Poulidor (FRA) + 0"
4  Gianni Motta (ITA) + 8"
5  Jean Stablinski (FRA) + 10"
6  Italo Zilioli (ITA) + 13"
7  Guido Reybrouck (BEL) + 35"
8  Jo de Roo (NED) + 35"
9  Lucien Aimar (FRA) + 35"
10  Martin Van Den Bossche (BEL) + 35"


  1. ^ "1966 World Pro Road Cycling Championships". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b "33ème Championnat du monde sur route 1966". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 3 November 2004.

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1966 UCI Road World Championships – Men's road race
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