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1979 Omloop Het Volk ( HC)

This race is now "Omloop Het Nieuwsblad"

34th edition: March 3, 1979

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad podium history | 1978 edition | 1980 edition

Gent - Gent, 215 km / 40.396 km/hr
176 starters / 30 classified finishers

Roger de Vlarmick

1979 Omloop Het Volk winner Roger de Vlaeminck rode for Gis Gelati in 1979 then again for the Gis Gelati-Tuc Lu team in his last season, 1984.

Complete Results:

Roger de Vlaeminck's two Omloop Het Volk wins came 10 years apart: 1969 and 1979. He also won Milano-San Remo in 1979.

1 Roger De Vlaeminck  Gis Gelati 5hr 19min 20sec
2 Jan Raas  TI-Raleigh-McGregor s.t.
3 Frank Hoste  Marc-Zeepcentrale-Superia s.t.
4 Adri Jos Schipper  Marc-Zeepcentrale-Superia @ 12sec
5 Michel Pollentier  Splendor-Euro Soap 14sec
6 Dietrich Thurau  IJsboerke-Warncke Eis-Gios 16sec
7 Fons De Wolf  Boule d'Or-Lano-Colnago 56sec
8 Frits Pirard  Miko-Mercier-Vivagel 1min 42sec
9 Marc Demeyer  Flandria-Ca Va Seul-Sunair s.t.
10 Sean Kelly  Splendor-Euro Soap s.t.
11 Ferdi van den Haute Marc-Zeepcentrale-Superia s.t.
12 Willem Peeters Safir-Ludo-St. Louis 2min 10sec
13 Herman van Springel Marc-Zeepcentrale-Superia s.t.
14 Jean-Luc Vandenbroucke Peugeot-Esso-Michelin s.t.
15 Roger de Cnijf Boule d'Or-Lano-Colnago s.t.
16 Alfons van Katwijk Marc-Zeepcentrale-Superia 2min 15sec
17 Marc Renier KAS-Campagnolo 2min 26sec
18 Walter Planckaert Miniflat-VDB s.t.
19 Eric van de Wiele IJsboerke-Warncke Eis-Gios s.t.
20 Rudy Pevenage IJsboerke-Warncke Eis-Gios s.t.
21 Gerrie Knetemann TI-Raleigh-McGregor s.t.
22 Cees Priem TI-Raleigh-McGregor s.t.
23 Etienne van de Helst KAS-Campagnolo 4min 25sec
24 Herman van der Slagmolen Flandria-Ca Va Seul-Sunair 4min 30sec
25 Willy Teirlinck KAS-Campagnolo 4min 55sec
26 Marcel Laurens Marc-Zeepcentrale-Superia s.t.
27 Ludwig Wijnants Miniflat-VDB s.t.
28 Henk Lubberding TI-Raleigh-McGregor s.t.
29 Dirk Wayenberg Safir-Ludo-St. Louis s.t.
30 Jo Maas DAF Trucks-Aida s.t.