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1956 Tour of Flanders - Ronde van Vlaanderen

40th edition: Sunday, April 2, 1956

Podium history of the Tour of Flanders | 1957 edition | 1955 edition

238 km. 118 starters, 37 classified finishers

Ascents: Kwaremont, Kruisberg, Statieberg, Eikenberg, Kattenberg

Jean Forestier

Jean Forestier

Complete results:

  1. Jean Forestier (Follis-Dunlop) 6hr 9min 0sec. 36.70 km/hr
  2. Constant "Stan" Ockers (Elvé-Peugeot) @ 9sec
  3. Léon Van Daele (Bertin-d'Alessandro) s.t.
  4. Rik van Steenbergen (Elvé-Peugeot) s.t.
  5. Lucien Mathys (Groene Leeuw) s.t.
  6. Germain Derycke (Faema-Guerra) s.t.
  7. André Vlayen (Elvé-Peugeot) s.t.
  8. Briek Schotte (Faema-Guerra) s.t.
  9. Ernest Sterkx (L'Avenir) s.t.
  10. Jan Zagers (Libertas-Huret) s.t.
  11. Roland Callebout (Bertin-d'Alessandro) s.t.
  12. Alex Close (Elvé-Peugeot) s.t.
  13. Jozed de Feyter (Libertas-Huret) s.t.
  14. Roger Decock (Faema-Guerra) s.t.
  15. Henri Denys (Bertin-d'Alessandro) s.t.
  16. Gilbert Desmet 1 (Bertin-d'Alessandro) s.t.
  17. Jacques Dupont (Carpano-Coppi) s.t.
  18. Stefano Gaggero s.t.
  19. Bernard Gauthier (Mercier-BP-Hutchinson) s.t.
  20. Raymond Impanis (Elvé-Peugeot) s.t.
  21. Marcel Janssens (Elvé-Peugeot) s.t.
  22. Norbert Kerckhove (Faema-Guerra) s.t.
  23. Désiré Keteleer (Faema-Guerra) s.t.
  24. Frans Schoubben s.t.
  25. Jacques Schoubben (Elvé-Peugeot) s.t.
  26. Emile van Cauter (Elvé-Peugeot) s.t.
  27. Wim van Est (Locomotief-Vredestein) s.t.
  28. Rik van Looy (Faema-Guerra) s.t.
  29. Alphonse Vandenbrande (Libertas-Huret) s.t.
  30. Jozef Verhelst (Libertas-Huret) s.t.
  31. Willy Truye (Mercier-BP-Hutchinson) s.t.
  32. Edgard Sorgeloos s.t.
  33. Hilaire Couvreur (Libertas-Huret) s.t.
  34. Jean Vliegen (Libertas-Huret) s.t.
  35. André Rosseel s.t.
  36. Alfred de Bruyne (Mercier-BP-Hutchinson) @ 1min 30sec
  37. Jan Adriaensens (Mercier-BP-Hutchinson) s.t.