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1948 Omloop Het Volk ( HC)

This race is now "Het Nieuwsblad"

4th edition: March 14, 1948

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad podium history | 1947 edition | 1949 edition

Gent - Gent, 240 km / 35.997 km/hr
215 starters / 63 classified finishers

Sylvain Grysolle

Winner Sylvain Grysolle in an undated photo

Complete Results:

Fausto Coppi crossed the finish line first, but was relegated to second because of an illegal wheel change.

1 Sylvain Grysolle  Rochet-Dunlop 6hr 40min 2sec
2 Fausto Coppi  Bianchi s.t.
3 Marcel Hendrickx  s.t.
4 André Rosseel  s.t.
5 Frans Leenen  Belgium s.t.
6 Georges Claes s.t.
7 Michel Remue  s.t.
8 Maurice Meersman  s.t.
9 Albert Ramon  Belgium s.t.
10 Roger Chupin  s.t.
11 Guillaume Cappelmans  s.t.
12 Henk De Hoog  s.t.
13 Theo Middelkamp  Garin-Wolber s.t.
14 Roger Gyselinck  Rochet-Dunlop s.t.
15 Ernest Sterckx  s.t.
16 Theo Pirmez  s.t.
17 Marcel Ryckaert  Mercier-Hutchinson 2'25''
18 André Declercq  s.t.
19 Lucien Vlaemynck  s.t.
20 Gérard Delepeleire  s.t.
21 Gérard Buyl  Belgium s.t.
22 Camille Beeckman  s.t.
23 Maurice Mollin  3'00''
24 Léon Clabeau  s.t.
25 Albert Paepe  s.t.
26 Florent Rondele  s.t.
27 Gaston De Wachter  3'55''
28 Alphonse Hendrickx  s.t.
29 Michel Hermie  s.t.
30 Alfons Wouters  s.t.
31 Robert Minnaert  Belgium s.t.
32 Elias Walckiers  s.t.
33 Arthur Vandebinderie  s.t.
34 Zenon Crahay  s.t.
35 Roger Missine  7'30''
36 Léon Jomaux  7'55''
37 Constant Lauwers  Belgium 8'00''
38 Julien Heernaert  8'10''
39 Léon Daenekynt  8'55''
40 Robert Claeys  8'56''
41 Gustave Bonvarlez  9'05''
42 Hilaire Couvreur  Belgium s.t.
43 Julien Janssens  s.t.
44 Désiré Marien  s.t.
45 Chris Smits  s.t.
46 Maurice Van Der Elst  s.t.
47 Albert Anutchin  Arliguie-Hutchinson s.t.
48 Daniel Taillieu  s.t.
49 Georges Desplenter  s.t.
50 Eloi Meulenberg  s.t.
51 Albert Descamps  Belgium s.t.
52 Louis Saen  s.t.
53 Frans Gielen  Belgium s.t.
54 Gérard Heynen  s.t.
55 Lucien Buyze  s.t.
56 Louis Brusselmans  s.t.
57 Roger Cnockaert  s.t.
58 Cor Bakker  s.t.
59 Jules Depoorter  s.t.
60 Camille Blomme  s.t.
61 Marcel Vermeiren  s.t.
62 Jean-baptiste Verpoorten  Belgium s.t.
63 Joseph Sermon  s.t.