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1979 Dwars door België

1979 Dwars door België
Race details
Dates25 March 1979
Distance198[1] km (123.0 mi)
Winning time4h 44' 00"
  Winner  Gustaaf Van Roosbroeck (BEL)
  Second  Walter Planckaert (BEL)
  Third  Jan Raas (NED)
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The 1979 Dwars door België was the 34th edition of the Dwars door Vlaanderen cycle race and was held on 25 March 1979.[2] The race started and finished in Waregem.[2] The race was won by Gustaaf Van Roosbroeck.

General classification

Final general classification[3][4]
Rank Rider Time
1  Gustaaf Van Roosbroeck (BEL) 4h 44' 00"
2  Walter Planckaert (BEL) + 1' 45"
3  Jan Raas (NED) + 2' 02"
4  Marc Demeyer (BEL) + 2' 02"
5  Guido Van Sweevelt (BEL) + 2' 02"
6  Frank Hoste (BEL) + 2' 02"
7  Sean Kelly (IRL) + 2' 02"
8  Walter Godefroot (BEL) + 2' 02"
9  Jean-Luc Vandenbroucke (BEL) + 2' 02"
10  Martin Havik (NED) + 2' 02"


  1. ^ "Dwars Door Vlaanderen (HC), Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b "34ème Dwars door Belgie / A travers la Belgique 1979". Memoire de cyclisme. Archived from the original on 8 December 2004.
  3. ^ "Dwars door België". WVCycling. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  4. ^ "1979 Dwars door Vlaanderen / A travers les Flandres". First Cycling. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
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