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1969 Gent–Wevelgem

1969 Gent–Wevelgem
Race details
Dates16 April 1969
Distance250[1] km (155.3 mi)
Winning time5h 46' 03"
  Winner  Willy Vekemans (BEL) (Goldor–Hertekamp–Gerka [ca])
  Second  Roger De Vlaeminck (BEL) (Flandria–De Clerck–Krüger)
  Third  Erik De Vlaeminck (BEL) (Flandria–De Clerck–Krüger)
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The 1969 Gent–Wevelgem was the 31st edition of the Gent–Wevelgem cycle race and was held on 16 April 1969. The race started in Ghent and finished in Wevelgem. The race was won by Willy Vekemans of the Goldor [ca] team.

General classification

Final general classification[2][3][4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Willy Vekemans (BEL) Goldor–Hertekamp–Gerka [ca] 5h 46' 03"
2  Roger De Vlaeminck (BEL) Flandria–De Clerck–Krüger + 1"
3  Erik De Vlaeminck (BEL) Flandria–De Clerck–Krüger + 1"
4  Eric Leman (BEL) Flandria–De Clerck–Krüger + 1"
5  Antoine Houbrechts (BEL) Flandria–De Clerck–Krüger + 1"
6  Valere Van Sweevelt (BEL) Faema + 15"
7  Harm Ottenbros (NED) Willem II–Gazelle + 15"
8  Daniel Van Ryckeghem (BEL) Dr. Mann–Grundig + 15"
9  Patrick Sercu (BEL) Faema + 15"
10  Rik Van Looy (BEL) Willem II–Gazelle + 15"


  1. ^ "Gent - Wevelgem (World Tour), Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  2. ^ "1969 Gent - Wevelgem, Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  3. ^ "31ème Gand-Wevelgem 1969". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 29 August 2004.
  4. ^ "1969 Gent - Wevelgem in Flanders Fields". First Cycling. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
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