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31st World Championship Road Race 1964


By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian













Jan Janssen

The 1964 World Championship Road Race was held in Sallanches, France. The 290 km race course around Sallanches presented a tough 25 laps of the 11.6 km race course.

Jan Janssen (Ned) launched a great sprint and won the 1964 World Road Race Championship ahead of Vittorio Adorni (Ita) and Raymond Poulidor (Fra).

WCRR September 6, 1964
290 Km [ Sallanches, France ]

1. Jan Janssen (Ned) 7hr35’52”

2. Vittorio Adorni (Ita)

3. Raymond Poulidor (Fra)

Starters: 62
Finishers: 40
Average Speed: 38.669 km/h

WCRR 1963

WCRR 1965

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