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1964 Tour of Flanders

Cycling race

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48th Tour of Flanders
Race details
Dates5 April 1964
Distance236 km (146.6 mi)
Winning time5h 43' 27"
  Winner  Rudi Altig (FRG) (Saint-Raphael–Gitane–Dunlop)
  Second  Benoni Beheyt (BEL) (Mercier–Hutchinson)
  Third  Jo de Roo (NED) (Saint-Raphael–Gitane–Hutchinson)
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The 48th Tour of Flanderscycling classic was held on Sunday, 5 April 1964. The race was won by West German rider Rudi Altig after a 60 km solo breakaway. At four minutes, Benoni Beheyt won the sprint for second place before Jo de Roo.[1] 51 of 119 riders finished.[2]

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The race started in Ghent and finished in Gentbrugge – covering 240 km. There were six categorized climbs:[1]

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Rank Rider Team Time
1  Rudi Altig (FRG)Saint-Raphael–Gitane–Dunlop 5h 43' 27"
2  Benoni Beheyt (BEL)Wiels–Groene Leeuw + 4' 05"
3  Jo de Roo (NED)Saint-Raphael–Gitane–Hutchinson s.t.
4  Edward Sels (BEL)Solo–Superia s.t.
5  Georges Vanconingsloo (BEL)Peugeot–BP–Engleberts.t.
6  Arthur Decabooter (BEL)Solo–Superia s.t.
7  Jos Verachtert (BEL)Dr.Mann s.t.
8  Gustaaf De Smet (BEL)Wiels–Groene Leeuw s.t.
9  Gilbert Desmet (BEL)Wiels–Groene Leeuw s.t.
10  Rik Van Looy (BEL)Solo–Superia s.t.


  1. ^ abVanwalleghem, Rik (1991), De Ronde van Vlaanderen, Pinguin, Belgium, ISBN 90-73322-02-2, p 140
  2. ^McGann, Bill; McGann, Carol. "1964 Ronde van Vlaanderen results". BikeRaceInfo. Cherokee Village, AR: McGann Publishing. Retrieved 5 March 2016.

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