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32nd Ronde van Vlaanderen 1948 / Tour of Flanders (Belgium)


By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian





Iron Briek's Second Ronde

A 25 rider peloton enter the finishing Town of Wetteren as 1942 champion Briek Schotte out sprinted Albert Ramon and Marcel Rijckaert to the line for the victory.


Flanders April 18, 1948
257 Km, Gent to Wetteren

1. Briek SCHOTTE (Bel) 6h43'00"

2. Albert Ramon (Bel)

3. Marcel Rijckaert (Bel)

Starters: 265
Finishers: 85
Average Speed: 38.263 km/h



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