1996 Vuelta a España

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1996 Vuelta a España
Race details
Dates 7 - 29 September
Stages 22
Distance 3,898 km (2,422 mi)
Winning time 97h 31' 46"
Winner  Alex Zülle (SUI) (ONCE)
Second  Laurent Dufaux (SUI) (Festina–Lotus)
Third  Tony Rominger (SUI) (Mapei–GB)

Jersey awarded to the points classification winner Points  Laurent Jalabert (FRA) (ONCE)
Mountains  Tony Rominger (SUI) (Mapei–GB)
Sprints  Jürgen Werner (GER) (Team Telekom)
Team Team Polti

The 51st Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain), a long-distance bicycle stage race and one of the 3 grand tours, was held from September 6 to September 28, 1996. It consisted of 22 stages covering a total of 3,898 km, and was won by Alex Zülle of the ONCE cycling team.[1]

Rank Rider Team Time
1 Switzerland Alex Zülle ONCE 97h 31' 46s
2 Switzerland Laurent Dufaux Festina a 6' 23s
3 Switzerland Tony Rominger Mapei–GB a 8' 29s
4 Italy Roberto Pistore MG Maglificio–Technogym a 10' 13s
5 Italy Stefano Faustini AKI - Gipièmme a 11' 21s
6 Austria Georg Totschnig Team Polti a 11' 33s
7 Italy Davide Rebellin Team Polti a 13' 16s
8 Italy Andrea Peron Motorola a 14' 46s
9 United States Bobby Julich Motorola a 15' 10s
10 Spain Fernando Escartín Kelme-Artiach a 18' 35s
11 Spain Marcos Serrano Kelme-Artiach a 19' 19s
12 Spain José María Jiménez Banesto a 20' 19s
13 Italy Mauro Gianetti Team Polti a 21' 15s
14 Spain Daniel Clavero MX Onda a 21' 49s
15 Italy Daniele Nardello Mapei–GB a 22' 37s
16 Russia Vladislav Bobrik Gewiss Playbus a 26' 00s
17 Belgium Axel Merckx Motorola a 27' 34s
18 Spain Francisco Javier Mauleón Mapei–GB a 27' 38s
19 France Laurent Jalabert ONCE a 27' 44s
20 Denmark Peter Meinert Nielsen Team Telekom a 29' 56s
21 France Pascal Chanteur Casino
22 Switzerland Fabian Jeker Festina-Lotus
23 Germany Kai Hundertmarck Team Telekom
24 Spain Ángel Casero Banesto
25 Italy Massimo Apollonio Scrigno–Blue Storm


  1. http://autobus.cyclingnews.com/results/archives/sep96/spain.html

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