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8th World Championship Road Race 1934


By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian










Big Belgian Sprinter Becomes World Champion

The 1934 World Championship Road Race was held in Leipzig, Germany on the Circuit de Park-Kurs. The race course was 24 laps of a short 9.4 km flat circuit.

Big Belgian sprinter Karel Kaers, noted Belgian kermesse rider, powered past 1932 World Champion Learco Guerro and teammate Gustave Danneels in a close sprint to gain the victory.

WCRR August 18, 1934
225.6 Km [ Leipzig, Germany ]

1. Karel KAERS (Bel) 5h56'15

2. Learco Guerro (Ita)

3. Gustave Danneels (Bel)

Starters: 26
Finishers: 15
Average Speed: 37.994 km/h

WCRR 1933

WCRR 1935

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