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1953 Omloop Het Volk ( HC)

This race is now "Het Nieuwsblad"

9th edition: March 8, 1953

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad podium history | 1952 edition | 1954 edition

Gent - Gent, 220 km / 35.967 km/hr
165 starters / 42 classified finishers

Ernest Sterckx

1952, '53 & '56 Het Volk winner Ernest Sterckx in an undated picture

Complete Results:

A four-way tie was awarded for 18th place.

1 Ernest Sterckx Peugeot-Dunlop 6hr 7min
2 Maurice Mollin Libertas s.t.
3 Marcel Ryckaert Mercier-Hutchinson s.t.
4 Claude Rouer Mercier-A. Leducq s.t.
5 Gérard Buyl Dilecta s.t.
6 Henri Van Kerckhove Mercier-Hutchinson s.t.
7 Valentin Petry Bauer s.t.
8 Alfons Van Den Brande Stella-Wolber-Dunlop s.t.
9 René Mertens Groene Leeuw s.t.
10 Ward Peeters Van Hauwaert s.t.
11 Karel Borgmans La Francais-Dunlop s.t.
12 Joseph Wouters s.t.
13 Liévin Lerno s.t.
14 Jan Lambrichs s.t.
15 Briek Schotte Alcyon-Dunlop s.t.
16 Alois De Hertog s.t.
17 Joseph Hendrickx s.t.
18 Roger Decock s.t.
18 Eugène Van Roosbroeck s.t.
18 Marcel Driessen s.t.
18 Joseph Theuns s.t.
22 Léopold Schaeken s.t.
23 Omer Braekevelt s.t.
24 Willem Hendrickx s.t.
25 Jan Zagers s.t.
26 Maurice Blomme s.t.
27 Henri Denys @ 1min 28sec
28 Léon Delathouwer Van Hauwaert s.t.
29 Joseph Plas 3'00''
30 Marcel Hendrickx Plume Sport 10'00''
31 Paul Taeldeman s.t.
32 Omer Dhaenens s.t.
33 Edmond Van Heghe s.t.
34 Willy Geers s.t.
35 Florent Rondele s.t.
36 Edmond Rottiers s.t.
37 Maurice Geryl s.t.
38 Anton Van Oers s.t.
39 Arthur Cleenewerck s.t.
40 Jan Adriaensens Libertas s.t.
41 Julien Pascal s.t.
42 Henri Sitek Mercier-Hutchinson s.t.