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1961 World Pro Road Cycling Championships

28th edition: Sunday, September 3, 1961
Berne, Switzerland

World Road Cycling Championships podium history | 1962 edition | 1960 edition |

71 riders started, 32 classified finishers.
285.2 km. Winner's average speed: 36.68 km/hr

Rik van looy

Rik van Looy

Complete Results:

  1. Rik van Looy (Belgium) 7hr 46min 35sec
  2. Nino Defilippis (Italy) s.t.
  3. Raymond Poulidor (France) s.t.
  4. José Bernardez (Spain) s.t.
  5. Jo de Roo (Netherlands) s.t.
  6. Jean Stablinski (france) s.t.
  7. Joseph Planckaert (Belgium) s.t.
  8. Gastone Nencini (Italy) s.t.
  9. Tom Simpson (Great Britain) s.t.
  10. Hans Junkermann (Germany) s.t.
  11. Piet Rentmeester (Netherlands) s.t.
  12. Angelo Conterno (Italy) s.t.
  13. Jacques Anquetil (France) s.t.
  14. Imerio Massignan (Italy) s.t.
  15. Mies Stolker (Netherlands) @ 33sec
  16. Diego Ronchini (Italy) s.t.
  17. Federico Bahamontes (Spain) @ 37sec
  18. Ercole Baldini (Italy) s.t.
  19. Frans de Mulder (Belgium) s.t.
  20. Kurt Gimmi (Switzerland) s.t.
  21. Robert Cazala (France) s.t.
  22. Arnaldo Pambianco (Italy) s.t.
  23. Bastian Maliepaard (Netherlands) s.t.
  24. Willy Schroeders (Belgium) @ 52sec
  25. Sigi Renz (Germany) @ 19min 14sec
  26. Michel van Aerde (Belgium) s.t.
  27. Niels Baunsoe (Denamrk) s.t.
  28. Wilfried Thaler (Austria) s.t.
  29. Freddy Ruegg (Switzerland) s.t.
  30. Attilio Moresi (Switzerland) s.t.
  31. Rolf Maurer (Switzerland) s.t.
  32. Rolf Graf (Switzerland) s.t.