1964 Vuelta a España

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1964 Vuelta a España
Race details
Dates 30 April – 16 May
Stages 17
Distance 2,860 km (1,777 mi)
Winning time 78h 23' 35"
Winner  Raymond Poulidor (FRA) (Mercier-BP-Hutchinson)
Second  Luis Otano (ESP) (Ferrys)
Third  José Pérez Francés (ESP) (Ferrys)

Jersey awarded to the points classification winner Points  José Pérez Francés (ESP) (Ferrys)
Mountains  Julio Jiménez (ESP) (Kas-Kaskol)
Sprints  Antonio Bertrán (ESP) (Ferrys)

The 19th Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain), a long-distance bicycle stage race and one of the 3 grand tours, was held from April 30 to May 16, 1964. It consisted of 17 stages covering a total of 2,860 km, and was won by Raymond Poulidor of the Mercier cycling team.[1] José Pérez Frances won the points classification and Julio Jiménez won the mountains classification.


Final General Classification

Rank Rider Team Time
1 France Raymond Poulidor Mercier-BP-Hutchinson 78h 23' 35s
2 Spain Luis Otano Ferrys a 33s
3 Spain José Perez Frances Ferrys a 1' 26s
4 Spain Eusebio Velez Kas-Kaskol a 2' 04s
5 Spain Julio Jiménez Kas-Kaskol a 3' 16s
6 Spain Fernando Manzaneque Ferrys a 4' 19s
7 Spain Valentin Uriona Kas-Kaskol a 6' 06s
8 Spain José Antonio Momene Kas-Kaskol a 9' 31s
9 Spain Francisco Gabica Kas-Kaskol a 9' 32s
10 Spain Antonio Bertan Panades Ferrys a 11' 14s
11 Spain Sebastian Elorza Kas-Kaskol
12 Belgium Victor Van Schil Mercier-BP-Hutchinson
13 France Robert Cazala Mercier-BP-Hutchinson
14 Belgium Henri De Wolf Solo Superia
15 Spain Antonio Karmany Mestres Ferrys
16 Belgium Arthur De Cabooter Solo Superia
17 Netherlands Wim Van Est Locomotief
18 Spain Carlos Echevarria Kas-Kaskol
19 France Andre Le Dissez Mercier-BP-Hutchinson
20 France Jean-Pierre Genet Mercier-BP-Hutchinson
21 Spain Ventura Diaz Inuri
22 Belgium Louis Proost Solo Superia
23 Portugal Francisco Valada
24 Belgium Michel Van Aerde Solo Superia


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