1924 Tour of Flanders

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8th Tour of Flanders
Race details
Dates 18 March 1924
Stages 1
Distance 284 km (176.5 mi)
Winning time 10h 19' 00"
Results
  Winner  Gerard Debaets (BEL) (Labor–Dunlop)
  Second  René Vermandel (BEL) (Alcyon–Dunlop)
  Third  Felix Sellier (BEL) (Alcyon–Dunlop)
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The eighth running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Tuesday, 18 March 1924. Belgian track specialist Gerard Debaets won the race after a solo breakaway. René Vermandel and Felix Sellier completed the podium.[1] 17 of 63 riders finished.[2]

Route[edit]

The race started and finished in Ghent – totaling 284 km. The course featured two categorized climbs:[1]

Results[edit]

Result
Rank Rider Team Time[1]
1  Gerard Debaets (BEL) Labor–Dunlop 10h 19' 00"
2  René Vermandel (BEL) Alcyon–Dunlop + 20"
3  Felix Sellier (BEL) Alcyon–Dunlop + 31"
4  Paul Deman (BEL) La Française–Diamant–Dunlop + 41"
5  Jules Vanhevel (BEL) Wonder–Rusell + 5' 00"
6  Nicolas Frantz (LUX) Thomann–Dunlop s.t.
7  Denis Verschueren (BEL) Wonder–Rusell + 20' 33"
8  Maurice Dewaele (BEL) Wonder–Rusell + 33' 00"
9  Jules Matton (BEL) Thomann–Dunlop s.t.
10  Hilaire Hellebaut (BEL) Wonder–Rusell s.t.

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. "1924 Ronde van Vlaanderen results". BikeRaceInfo. Cherokee Village, AR: McGann Publishing. Retrieved 2 October 2016.