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42nd Milan-San Remo 1951 (Italy)

By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian

Bobet Wins an Italian Monument

Louison Bobet broke away from dwindling peloton with Pierre Barbotin (Fra) and sprinted to the finish for a 3'19 victory in the 1951 Milan-San Remo.

*Race profile courtesy of Internet site: www.econ-outlook.com.au/tom/cycling/palmares.html

M-SR March 19, 1951
282 Km

1. Louison BOBET (Fra) 7h30'23"

2. Pierre Barbotin (Fra)

3. Loretto Petrucci (Ita) +3'19"

Starters: 183
Finishers: 137
Average Speed: 37.568 km/h



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