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4th Ronde van Vlaanderen 1920 / Tour of Flanders (Belgium)


By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian





Van Hevel's Big Gear Wins Flanders

The 4th edition of Tour of Flanders raced 248 km from Gent to the velodrome in Gentbrugge.

After the tactical mistakes of 1919 race favorite Jules Van Hevel (Bel) rode flawlessly and crossed the finish line for the 1920 Tour of Flanders victory.

Flanders March 21, 1920
248 Km, Gent to Gentbrugge (Velodrome-Gentbrugge)

1. Jules VAN HEVEL (Bel) 9h30'00"

2. Albert De Jonghe (Bel)

3. Alphonse Van Hecke (Bel) +1'00"

Starters: 114
Finishers: 27
Average Speed: 26.110 km/h

RVV 1919

RVV 1921

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