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1979 Giro di Lombardia results
(Tour of Lombardy)

73rd edition: Saturday, October 13, 1979

Giro di Lombardia podium history | 1980 edition | 1978 edition |

159 starters, 28 classified finishers
Milano - Como, 249 km
Winner's average speed: 40.01 km/hr

Bernard Hinault

Bernard Hinault in the 1981 Tour de France

Complete Results:

  1. Bernard Hinault (Renault-Gitane) 6hr 13min 25sec
  2. Silvano Contini (Biranchi-Faema) s.t.
  3. Giovanni Battaglin (Inoxpran) @ 3min 20sec
  4. Jean-Luc Vandenbroucke (Peugeot-Esso) s.t.
  5. Ronald de Witte (Sanson) s.t.
  6. Ludo Peeters (Ijsboerke-Warncke Eis) s.t.
  7. Alessandro Pozzi (Bianchi-Faema) s.t.
  8. Palmiro Masciarelli (Sanson) @ 4min 22sec
  9. Alfio Vandi (Magniflex) s.t.
  10. Hennie Kuiper (Peugeot-Esso) @ 4min 27sec
  11. Mario Beccia (Mecap-Hoonved) @ 4min 35sec
  12. Marino amadori (Sapa Assicurazioni-Frontini) s.t.
  13. Sven-Ake Nilsson (Miko-Mercier) s,t,
  14. Francesco Moser (Sanson) s.t.
  15. Roger de Vlaeminck (Gis Gelati) s.t.
  16. Daniel Willems (Ijsboerke-Warncke Eis) s.t.
  17. Pierino Gavazzi (Zonca-Santini) s.t.
  18. Bruno Wolfer (Zonca Santini) s.t.
  19. Giuseppe Saronni (SCIC) s.t.
  20. Claude Criquielion (KAS-Campagnolo) s.t.
  21. Joop Zoetemelk (Miko-Mercier) s.t.
  22. Franco Conti (San Giacomo) s.t.
  23. Giambattista Baronchelli (Magniflex-Famcucine) s.t.
  24. Henk Lubberding (TI-Raleigh) @ 5min 37sec
  25. Wladimiro Panizza (Sanson) @ 9min 2sec
  26. Gilbert Duclos-Lassalle (Peugeot-Esso) s.t.
  27. Hubert Linard (Peugeot-Esso) s.t.
  28. Lucien van Impe (KAS-Campagnolo) s.t.