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1963 Tour of Flanders - Ronde van Vlaanderen

47th edition: Sunday, March 31, 1963

Podium history of the Tour of Flanders | 1964 edition | 1962 edition

250 km. 133 starters, 37 classified finishers

Ascents: Kwaremont, Kruisberg, Edelareberg, Valkenberg, Kasteelstraat, Groteberge

Norel Fore

Noël Foré

Complete results:

  1. Noël Foré (Faema-Flandria) 6hr 8min 42sec. 40.68 km/hr
  2. Frans Melckenbeeck (Mercier-BP-Hutchinson) s.t.
  3. Tom Simpson (Peugeot-BP) s.t.
  4. Willy Vannitsen (Peugeot-BP) @ 20sec
  5. Joseph Wouters (Solo-Terrot-Englebert) s.t.
  6. Rik van Looy (GBC-Libertas) s.t.
  7. Michel van Aerde (Solo-Terrot-Englebert) s.t.
  8. Emile Daems (Peugeot-BP) s.t.
  9. Raymond Poulidor (Mercier-BP-Hutchinson) s.t.
  10. Jo De Roo (St. Raphaël-Géminiani-Dunlop) s.t.
  11. Rudi Altig (St. Raphaël-Géminiani-Dunlop) s.t.
  12. Frans Demulder (Wiel's-Groene Leeuw) @ 1min 10sec
  13. Jan Janssen (Pelforth-Sauvage-Lejeune) s.t.
  14. Benoni Beheyt (Wiel's-Groene Leeuw) @ 1min 25sec
  15. Norbert Kerckhove (Dr. Mann) s.t.
  16. André Darrigade (Margnat-Paloma-Dunlop) s.t.
  17. Robert Vandecaveye (Faema-Flandria) s.t.
  18. Joseph Groussard (Pelforth-Sauvage-Lejeune) s.t.
  19. Gilbert Desmet s.t.
  20. Jean-Baptiste Claes (Wiel's-Groene Leeuw) s.t.
  21. Hans Junkermann (Wiel's-Groene Leeuw) s.t.
  22. Roger de Breucker (Solo-Terrot-Englebert) s.t.
  23. Théo Nijs s.t.
  24. André Noyelle (Dr. Mann) s.t.
  25. Ludo Janssen (GBC-Libertas) s.t.
  26. Roger Deconinck (Dr. Mann) s.t.
  27. François Mahé (Pelforth-Sauvage-Lejeune) s.t.
  28. Josef Planckaert (Faema-Flandria) s.t.
  29. Huub Zilverberg (GBC-Libertas) s.t.
  30. Albertus Geldermans (St. Raphaël-Géminiani-Dunlop) s.t.
  31. Louis Proost (Solo-Yerrot-Englebert) s.t.
  32. Frans Aerenhouts (GBC-Libertas) s.t.
  33. André van Houtven (Dossche Sport-Theugels-Robur) s.t.
  34. Bas Maliepaard (St. Raphaël-Géminiani-Dunlop) s.t.
  35. Luis Otano (Margnat-Paloma-Dunlop) s.t.
  36. Rolf Wolfshohl (Peugeot-BP) s.t.
  37. Piet Van Est (Dr. Mann) s.t.