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1976 La Flèche Wallonne

40th Edition: April 15, 1976

La Flèche Wallonne podium history | 1975 edition | 1977 edition

Verviers - Verviers,
227 km, 39.60 km/hr
152 starters, 42 classified finishers

Joop Zoetemelk

1976 Flèche Wallone winner Joop Zoetemelk

Complete results:

1 Joop Zoetemelk (Gan-Mercier-Hutchinson) 5hr 43min 5sec
2 Frans Verbeeck (Ijsboerke-Colnago) @ 57sec
3 Freddy Maertens (Flandria-Velda) s.t.
4 Eddy Merckx (Molteni-Campagnolo) s.t.
5 Walter Godefroot (Ijsboerke-Colnago) @ 5min 44sec
6 Herman Van Springel (Flandria-Velda) s.t.
7 Dietrich Thurau (TI-Raleigh-Campagnolo) s.t.
8 André Dierickx (Maes Pils-Rokado) s.t.
9 Lucien Van Impe (Gitane-Campagnolo) s.t.
10 Ludo Peeters (Ijsboerke-Colnago) 9'57"
11 Englebert Opdebeeck (Ijsboerke-Colnago) s.t.
12 Eric Jacques (Ebo-Cinzia) 12'50"
13 Régis Ovion (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) s.t.
14 Willy Teirlinck (Gitane-Campagnolo) s.t.
15 Ferdi Van Den Haute (Ebo-Cinzia) s.t.
16 Ludo Delcroix (Molteni-Campagnolo) s.t.
17 Ferdinand Bracke (Lejeune-BP) s.t.
18 Patrick Perret (Miko-De Gribaldy-Superia) s.t.
19 Lieven Malfait (Maes Pils-Rokado) 13'17"
20 Bernard Draux (Molteni-Campagnolo) s.t.
21 Eric Van De Wiele (Maes Pils-Rokado) 14'05"
22 Patrick Béon (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) s.t.
23 André Mollet (Maes Pils-Rokado) s.t.
24 André Chalmel (Gitane-Campagnolo) s.t.
25 Bernard Vallet (Gan-Mercier-Hutchinson) s.t.
26 Victor Van Schil (Molteni-Campagnolo) s.t.
27 Charly Rouxel (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) s.t.
28 Raymond Poulidor (Gan-Mercier-Hutchinson) s.t.
29 Hennie Kuiper (TI-Raleigh-Campagnolo) s.t.
30 Cornelius 'Cees' Bal (Molteni-Campagnolo) s.t.
31 Jacques Esclassan (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) 15'25"
32 Paul Lannoo (Frisol-Gazelle) 18'10"
33 Cees Priem (Frisol-Gazelle) 22'17"
34 Guy Leleu (Gitane-Campagnolo) s.t.
35 Eddy Verstraeten (Ijsboerke-Colnago) s.t.
36 Jos Jacobs (Ijsboerke-Colnago) s.t.
37 Dieudonné Depireux (Zoppas-Splendor-Sinalco) 25'12"
38 Rafael Constant (Zoppas-Splendor-Sinalco) s.t.
39 Roger Gilson (Frisol-Gazelle) s.t.
40 Jan Aling (Ebo-Cinzia) s.t.
41 Henk Prinsen (Frisol-Gazelle) s.t.
42 Meinrad Vögele (Kaenel) 28'00"