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1953 Liège-Bastogne-Liège

39th edition: Sunday, May 3, 1953

Liège-Bastogne-Liège podium history | 1954 edition | 1952 edition |

137 starters, 45 classified finishers.

Belgium, 236 km: 34.22 km/hr average speed

Complete Results:

  1. Alois de Hertog (Alcyon-Dunlop) 6hr 53min 51sec
  2. Maurice Diot (Mercier-Hutchinson) @ 5min 3sec
  3. Raoul Rémy (Mercier-Hutchinson) s.t.
  4. Jan Storms @ 5min 35sec
  5. Robert Vanderstockt (Peugeot-Dunlop) s.t.
  6. Nino Defilppis (Legnano) @ 6min 54sec
  7. Jan Zagers s.t.
  8. Briek Schotte (Alcyon-Dunlop) s.t.
  9. Jozef Lefevre s.t.
  10. Raymond Impanis (Garin-Wolber) s.t.
  11. Marcel de Mulder (Terrot-Hutchinson) s.t.
  12. André Rosseel (Terrot-Hutchinson) s.t.
  13. Alois van Steenkiste (Mercier-Hutchinson) s.t.
  14. Ferdy Kübler (Fiorelli) s.t.
  15. Pasquale Fornara (Bottecchia) s.t.
  16. Charles Vandormael @ 9min 24sec
  17. Léopold Degraeveleyn @ 9min 48sec
  18. Jean Brankart @ 10min 1sec
  19. Jean-Baptiste Verpoorten (Plume Sport) @ 10min 52sec
  20. Florent Rondelé @ 12min 2sec
  21. Valé Ollivier s.t.
  22. Henri Jochums s.t.
  23. Rino Benedetti s.t.
  24. Maurice Bloome s.t.
  25. Alfons Vandenbrande (Stella-Wolber-Dunlop) s.t.
  26. Silvio Pedroni (Ganna-Ursus) .t.
  27. Stefano Gaggero (Bianchi-Pirelli) s.t.
  28. Jan Adriaenssens (Libertas) s.t.
  29. Arthur Cleenewerck (Bertin-d'Alessandro) s.t.
  30. Alex Close (Peugeot-Dunlop) s.t.
  31. Johny Goedart @ 12min 24sec
  32. Leon De Lathouwer (Van Hauwaert) @ 18min 38sec
  33. Edmond Rottiers @ 18min 49sec
  34. Georges Vermeersch @ 19min 49sec
  35. ?
  36. René Mertens (Groene Leeuw) s.t.
  37. Ghislain Leclercq @ 20min 25sec
  38. Roger Peiremans s.t.
  39. Fiorenza Crippa s.t.
  40. Marcel Verschueren @ 24min 20sec
  41. Jean Van der Velde @ 27min 43sec
  42. Jozef Hendrickx s.t.
  43. Frans Siroyt @ 29min 0sec
  44. Roger Adams @ 32min 0sec
  45. Edouard Desmedt s.t.