1923 Tour of Flanders

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7th Tour of Flanders
Race details
Dates 18 March 1923
Stages 1
Distance 243 km (151.0 mi)
Winning time 9h 16' 15"
Results
  Winner  Heiri Suter (SUI) (Gurtner–Hutchinson)
  Second  Charles Deruyter (BEL) (Gurtner–Hutchinson)
  Third  Albert Dejonghe (BEL) (La Française)
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The seventh running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 18 March 1923. Swiss rider Heiri Suter won the race in a three-man sprint with Belgians Charles Deruyter and Albert Dejonghe.[1] Suter became the first non-Belgian winner of the Tour of Flanders. 43 of 86 riders finished.[2]

Route[edit]

Video summary of the race

The race started and finished in Ghent – totaling 243 km, the course featured two categorized climbs:[1]

Results[edit]

Result
Rank Rider Team Time[1]
1  Heiri Suter (SUI) Gurtner–Hutchinson 9h 16' 15"
2  Charles De Ruyter (BEL) Gurtner–Hutchinson s.t.
3  Albert Dejonghe (BEL) La Française s.t.
4  Jules Van Hevel (BEL) Buysse–Colonial + 1' 25"
5  Théophile Beeckman (BEL) Griffon–Dunlop + 1' 55"
6  Émile Masson (BEL) Alcyon–Dunlop s.t.
7  Jean Rossius (BEL) La Française + 2'35"
8  Charles Juseret (BEL) Peugeot–Wolber s.t.
9  Nicolas Frantz (LUX) Thomann–Dunlop + 2' 40"
10  Denis Verschueren (BEL) Wolber–Dunlop + 5' 00"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Vanwalleghem, Rik (1991), De Ronde van Vlaanderen, Pinguin, Belgium, ISBN 90-73322-02-2, p 38
  2. ^ McGann, Bill; McGann, Carol. "1923 Ronde van Vlaanderen results". BikeRaceInfo. Cherokee Village, AR: McGann Publishing. Retrieved 2 March 2016.