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17th World Championship Road Race 1950

 
   
 

By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schott's Brilliant Attack

The 1950 World Championship Road Race was held in Moorslede, Belgium. The 284 km race course in West Flanders was extremely challenging.

Talented Belgian Alberic Briek Schotte attacked late and broke away from an elite group to gain his second World Championship. Dutchman Theo Middlekamp, World Champion in 1947, finished second 59 seconds behind Schotte.

WCRR August 20, 1950
284 Km [ Moorslede , Belgium ]

1. Alberic SCHOTTE (Bel) 7h49'54

2. Theo Middlekamp (Hol) +59

3. Ferdi Kubler (Sui) +1'48

Starters: 40
Finishers: 12
Average Speed: 36.263 km/h

 

 

 

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