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11th Ronde van Vlaanderen 1927 / Tour of Flanders (Belgium)

 
   
 

By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian

 

 

 

 

First 2 Time Winner of Flanders

1924 winner Gerard Debaets earned the honor of becoming the first 2-time winner of the Tour of Flanders.

Flanders April 3, 1927
205 Km, Gent to Gent (Velodrome- Gent)

1. Gerard DEBAETS (Bel) 6h39'00"

2. Gustave Van Slembroeck (Bel)

3. Maurice Dewaele (Bel)

Starters: 96
Finishers: 41
Average Speed: 30.830 km/h

 

 

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