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1977 La Flèche Wallonne

41st Edition: April 17, 1977

La Flèche Wallonne podium history | 1976 edition | 1978 edition

Verviers - Verviers,
223 km, 37.63 km/hr
158 starters, 46 classified finishers

Francesco Moser

1977 Flèche Wallone winner Francesco Moser

Complete results:

Cold and snowy weather.

Several riders were disqualified. Freddy Maertens (3rd), Willy Teirlinck (6th) and Eddy Merckx (8th) were positive for dope. Hervé Vermeeren (33rd) for no helmet. Times for riders after 18th are not known.

1 Francesco Moser (Sanson) 5hr 55min 34sec
2 Giuseppe Saronni (SCIC) s.t.
3 Freddy Maertens
4 Herman Van Springel (Ijsboerke-Colnago) s.t.
5 Gerrie Knetemann (TI-Raleigh) s.t.
6 Willy Tierlinck
7 Walter Planckaert (Maes Pils-Mini Flat) @ 4sec
8 Eddy Merckx
9 Frans Verbeeck (Ijsboerke-Colnago) s.t.
10 Roger De Vlaeminck (Brooklyn) s.t.
11 Raymond Poulidor (Miko-Mercier-Hutchinson) s.t.
12 Ronald De Witte (Brooklyn) s.t.
13 Alfio Vandi (Magniflex-Torpado) s.t.
14 Hennie Kuiper (TI-Raleigh) s.t.
15 André Dierickx (Maes Pils-Mini Flat) s.t.
16 Josef Fuchs (Sanson) s.t.
17 Dietrich Thurau (TI-Raleigh) s.t.
18 Michel Pollentier (Flandria-Velda-Latina) s.t.
19 Walter Godefroot (Ijsboerke-Colnago)  
20 Roberto Ceruti (G.B.C.-Italia TV)  
21 Patrick Béon (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin)  
22 Charly Rouxel (Miko-Mercier-Hutchinson)  
23 Michel Laurent (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin)  
24 Régis Ovion (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin)  
25 Eric Leman (Carpenter-Splendor-Zeepcentrale)  
26 Ferdi Van Den Haute (Ebo-Superia)  
27 Renato Marchetti (Sanson)  
28 Wladimiro Panizza (SCIC)  
29 Bert Pronk (TI-Raleigh)  
30 Henk Lubberding (TI-Raleigh)  
31 Willy De Geest (Brooklyn)  
32 Jean-luc Vandenbroucke (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin)  
33 Hervé Vermeeren
34 André Chalmel (Gitane-Campagnolo)  
35 Bernard Hinault (Gitane-Campagnolo)  
36 Gianbattista Baronchelli (SCIC)  
37 Mario Beccia (Sanson)  
38 Bruno Vicino (G.B.C.-Italia TV)  
39 Dorino Vanzo (G.B.C. Italia TV)  
40 Jacques Bossis (Gitane-Campagnolo)  
41 Vittorio Algeri (G.B.C.-Italia TV)  
42 Patrick Lefevere (Ebo-Superia)  
43 Jan Aling (Ebo-Superia)  
44 Bernard Vallet (Miko-Mercier-Hutchinson)  
45 Adri Jos Schipper (Ebo-Superia)  
46 Johnny Vanderveken (Ebo-Superia)