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1983 Tour of Flanders

67th Tour of Flanders
Race details
Dates3 April 1983
Distance272 km (169.0 mi)
Winning time6h 37' 27"
  Winner  Jan Raas (NED) (TI–Raleigh–Campagnolo)
  Second  Ludo Peeters (BEL) (TI–Raleigh–Campagnolo)
  Third  Marc Sergeant (BEL) (Europdecor–Eddy Merckx)
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The 67th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 3 April 1983. Dutch rider Jan Raas claimed his second win in the monument race following a 20 km solo attack. His teammate Ludo Peeters won the sprint for second place at one-and-a-half minute.[1][2] 38 of 188 riders finished.[3]


The race started in Sint Niklaas and finished in Meerbeke (Ninove) – covering 272 km. There were 12 categorized climbs:[1]


Rank Rider Team Time
1  Jan Raas (NED) TI–Raleigh–Campagnolo 6h 37' 27"
2  Ludo Peeters (BEL) TI–Raleigh–Campagnolo + 1' 30"
3  Marc Sergeant (BEL) Europdecor–Eddy Merckx s.t.
4  Luc Colijn (BEL) Fangio–Tönissteiner s.t.
5  Guy Nulens (BEL) Jacky Aernoudt–Campagnolo s.t.
6  Paul Haghedooren (BEL) Euro Shop–Splendor s.t.
7  Michel Pollentier (BEL) Safir–Moser s.t.
8  Johan van der Velde (NED) TI–Raleigh–Campagnolo s.t.
9  Phil Anderson (AUS) Peugeot–Shell–Michelin s.t.
10  Jan Bogaert (BEL) Europdecor–Eddy Merckx + 6' 22"


  1. ^ a b Vanwalleghem, Rik (1991), De Ronde van Vlaanderen, Pinguin, Belgium, ISBN 90-73322-02-2, p 188
  2. ^ "Ronde van Vlaanderen 1983". (in French). Retrieved 7 March 2016.
  3. ^ McGann, Bill; McGann, Carol. "1983 Ronde van Vlaanderen results". BikeRaceInfo. Cherokee Village, AR: McGann Publishing. Retrieved 7 March 2016.

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