1977 Vuelta a España

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1977 Vuelta a España
Race details
Dates 26 April – 15 May
Stages 19 stages + Prologue, including 1 split stages
Distance 2,785 km (1,731 mi)
Winning time 78h 54' 36"
Winner  Freddy Maertens (BEL) (Flandria - Latina)
Second  Miguel María Lasa (ESP) (Teka)
Third  Klaus-Peter Thaler (FRG) (Teka)

Jersey awarded to the points classification winner Points  Freddy Maertens (BEL) (Flandria - Latina)
Mountains  Pedro Torres (ESP) (Teka)
Sprints  Freddy Maertens (BEL) (Flandria - Latina)
Team Teka

The 32nd Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain), a long-distance bicycle stage race and one of the 3 grand tours, was held from April 26 to May 15, 1977. It consisted of 19 stages covering a total of 2,785 km, and was won by Freddy Maertens of the Flandria cycling team. Maertens dominated the race and also won the points classification. Pedro Torres won the mountains classification.[1][2][3]


Final General Classification

Rank Rider Team Time
1 Belgium Freddy Maertens Flandria-Velda 78h 54' 36s
2 Spain Miguel Maria Lasa Teka a 2' 51s
3 Germany Klaus-Peter Thaler Teka a 3' 23s
4 Spain Domingo Perurena Kas-Campagnolo a 4' 45s
5 Spain José Viejo Kas-Campagnolo a 5' 14s
6 Belgium Michel Pollentier Flandria-Velda a 5' 35s
7 Australia Gary Clively Magniflex-Torpado a 7' 06s
8 Spain José Pesarrodona Kas-Campagnolo a 9' 32s
9 Spain Pedro Torres Teka a 10' 29s
10 Spain José-Antonio Gonzalez Kas-Campagnolo a 11' 18s
11 Spain Agustin Tamames Teka
12 Spain José Manuel Garcia Novostil-Transmallorca
13 Portugal Fernando Mendes Teka
14 Belgium Ludo Loos Ebo-Superia
15 Portugal Joaquim Agostinho Teka
16 Spain Ismael Lejarreta Kas-Campagnolo
17 Spain Andres Oliva Sanchez Kas-Campagnolo
18 Spain Rafael Ladron Kas-Campagnolo
19 Spain Eulalio Garcia Kas-Campagnolo
20 Spain Carlos Ocana Kas-Campagnolo
21 Spain José Nazabal Kas-Campagnolo
22 Spain Luis Ocaña Frisol-Gazelle
23 Spain Carlos Melero Teka
24 Spain Javier-Francisco Teka
25 Italy Giuseppe Perletto Magniflex-Torpado