35th Vuelta a Espana 1980

 
   
 

By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian

 

 

 

 

Ruperez and a Little Help from his Friends

 

Stage and Distance

Stage Winner

Race Leader

Prologue La Manga, 10 km ITT

Roberto Visentini (Ita)

Roberto Visentini (Ita)

Stage 1 La Manga-Benidorm, 155 km

Sean Kelly (Ire)

Roberto Visentini (Ita)

Stage 2 Benidorm-Cullera, 170 km

Sean Kelly (Ire)

Roberto Visentini (Ita)

Stage 3 Cullera-Vinaroz, 207 km

Giuseppe Martinelli (Ita)

Roberto Visentini (Ita)

Stage 4 Vinaroz-San Quirce, 214 km

Klaus-Peter Thaler (Ger)

Roberto Visentini (Ita)

Stage 5 San Quirze-Seo de Urgel, 200 km

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

Stage 6 Seo de Urgel-Viella, 131 km

Enrique Martinez-Heredia (Spa)

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

Stage 7 Viella-Jaca, 216 km

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

Stage 8 Monasterio de Leyre-Logrono, 160 km

Eulalio Garcia (Spa)

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

Stage 9 Logrono-Burgos, 138 km

Jos Lammertink (Ned)

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

Stage 10 Burgos-Santander, 178 km

Paul Jesson (Nzl)

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

Stage 11 Santander-Gijon, 219 km

Jesus Lopez-Carril (Spa)

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

Stage 12 Santiago de Compostela-Pontvdra, 133 km

Etienne De Wilde (Bel)

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

Stage 13 Pontevedra-Vigo, 195 km

Rolf Haller (Ger)

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

Stage 14 Vigo-Orense, 156 km

Sean Kelly (Ire)

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

Stage 15 Orense-Ponferrada, 164 km

Javier Elorriaga (Spa)

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

Stage 16a Ponferrada-Leon, 131 km

Dominique Arnaud (Fra)

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

Stage 16b Leon-Leon, 22.8 km

Roberto Visentini (Ita)

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

Stage 17 Leon-Valladolid, 138 km

Sean Kelly (Ire)

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

Stage 18 Vallad.-Los Angeles de San Rafael, 197 km

Manuel Esparza (Spa)

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

Stage 19 Madrid-Madrid, 84 km

Sean Kelly (Ire)

Faustino Ruperez (Spa)

BEST CLIMBER PRIZE
Juan Fernandez (Spa) 
POINT'S COMPETITION
Sean Kelly (Ire)


VaE April 22 - May 11, 1980
3,216.8 km

1. Faustino RUPEREZ (Spa) 88h23'21"

2. Francisco Galdos (Spa)+ 2'43"

3. Michel Pollentier (Bel)+ 3'21"

Starters: 110
Finishers: 63
Average Speed: 36.393 km/h

VaE 1979

VaE 1981

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