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4th Ronde van Vlaanderen 1920 / Tour of Flanders (Belgium)


By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian





Van Hevel's Big Gear Wins Flanders

After the tactical mistakes of 1919 race favorite Jules Van Hevel (Bel) rode flawlessly and crossed the finish line for the Tour of Flanders victory in 1920.

Flanders March 21, 1920
248 Km, Gent to Gentbrugge (Velodrome)

1. Jules VAN HEVEL (Bel) 9h30'00"

2. Albert De Jonghe (Bel)

3. Alphonse Van Hecke (Bel)

Starters: 114
Finishers: 27
Average Speed: 26.110 km/h

RVV 1919

RVV 1921

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