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1976 Gent–Wevelgem

1976 Gent–Wevelgem
Race details
Dates6 April 1976
Distance262[1] km (162.8 mi)
Winning time6h 15' 15"
  Winner  Freddy Maertens (BEL) (Flandria–Velda–West Vlaams Vleesbedrijf)
  Second  Rik Van Linden (BEL) (Bianchi–Campagnolo)
  Third  Frans Verbeeck (BEL) (IJsboerke–Colnago)
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The 1976 Gent–Wevelgem was the 38th edition of the Gent–Wevelgem cycle race and was held on 6 April 1976. The race started in Ghent and finished in Wevelgem. The race was won by Freddy Maertens of the Flandria team.

General classification

Final general classification[2][3][4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Freddy Maertens (BEL) Flandria–Velda–West Vlaams Vleesbedrijf 6h 15' 15"
2  Rik Van Linden (BEL) Bianchi–Campagnolo + 0"
3  Frans Verbeeck (BEL) IJsboerke–Colnago + 0"
4  Piet van Katwijk (NED) TI–Raleigh–Campagnolo + 0"
5  Walter Planckaert (BEL) Maes Pils–Rokado + 0"
6  Roger De Vlaeminck (BEL) Brooklyn + 0"
7  Francesco Moser (ITA) Sanson + 0"
8  Dietrich Thurau (FRG) TI–Raleigh–Campagnolo + 0"
9  André Dierickx (BEL) Maes Pils–Rokado + 0"
10  Eddy Merckx (BEL) Molteni–Campagnolo + 0"


  1. ^ "Gent - Wevelgem (World Tour), Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  2. ^ "1976 Gent - Wevelgem, Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  3. ^ "38ème Gand-Wevelgem 1976". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 29 August 2004.
  4. ^ "1976 Gent - Wevelgem in Flanders Fields". First Cycling. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
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