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1956 La Flèche Wallonne

20th Edition: May 5, 1956

La Flèche Wallonne podium history | 1955 edition | 1957 edition

Charleroi - Liege,
221 km, 36.44 km/hr
154 starters, 62 classified finishers

Richard van Genechten

Winner Richard van Genechten

Complete results:

1 Richard Van Genechten (Elve-Peugeot) 6hr 3min 55sec
2 Sante Ranucci (Legnano) @ 50sec
3 André Vlayen (Elve-Peugeot) @ 1min 7sec
4 Constant 'Stan' Ockers (Elve-Peugeot) s.t.
5 Jozef Planckaert (Elve-Peugeot) s.t.
6 Roland Callebout (Bertin) s.t.
7 André Rosseel (Girardengo) s.t.
8 André Auquier (Plume Sport) s.t.
9 Gérard Deborre (Elve-Peugeot) s.t.
10 Giuseppe 'Pino' Cerami (Elve-Peugeot) s.t.
11 Agostino Coletto (Frejus) s.t.
12 Jean Brankart (Elve-Peugeot) s.t.
13 Marcel De Mulder (Groene Leeuw) s.t.
14 Jean Forestier (Follis-Dunlop) s.t.
15 Jean Borcy s.t.
16 Jean-Pierre 'Jempy' Schmitz (Follis-Dunlop) s.t.
17 Désiré Keteleer (Van Hauwaert-Faema-Guerra) 1'32"
18 Raymond Van Dorpe (Plume Vainquer) s.t.
19 Gilbert Desmet (Bertin) s.t.
20 Maurice Quentin (Gitane) s.t.
21 Maurice Neyt (Groene Leeuw) s.t.
21 Lucien Mathys (Groene Leeuw) s.t.
21 Theo Brunswyck 2'25"
21 Pietro Giudici (Condor) s.t.
21 Wout Wagtmans (Locomotief-Vredestein) s.t.
21 Alfred Tonello (Plume Sport) s.t.
21 Ward Peeters (Girardengo) s.t.
21 Joseph Wouters s.t.
21 Frans Schoubben (Eldorado-Elve) s.t.
21 Roger Verbeke (Bertin) s.t.
21 Ludo Van Der Elst (Libertas) s.t.
21 Joseph Theuns (Girardengo) s.t.
21 John Ceulemans (Groene Leeuw) s.t.
21 Vincenzo Zucconelli (Legnano) s.t.
35 Pasquale Fornara (Arbos) 2'39"
36 Gianni Ferlenghi (Bottecchia) 3'49"
37 Alibert Delorge s.t.
38 Frans Gielen s.t.
39 Karel Van Dormael (Eldorado-Elve) 3'56"
40 Mino De Rossi (Frejus) s.t.
41 Roger Verplaetse (Plume Vainquer) 11'55"
42 René Desmet (Elve - Peugeot) 13'57"
43 Alcide Vaucher (Mondia) s.t.
44 Robert Grondelaers (Plume Sport) s.t.
45 Angelo Colinelli (Follis-Dunlop) 19'00"
46 Jean Moxhet (Elve-Peugeot) s.t.
47 Armand Baeyens (Libertas) s.t.
48 Jean Callaerts (Plume Vainquer) s.t.
49 Fausto Lurati (Mondia) s.t.
50 Jozef De Feyter (Libertas) s.t.
51 Piet Van Den Brekel (Locomotief-Vredestein) 21'25"
52 Bernard Pusey 22'55"
53 Roger Wyckstand 25'55"
54 Aloïs Lampert (Mondia) 26'25"
55 Ernest Albert 26'57"
56 Camille Huyghe (Bertin) s.t.
57 Lucien Demunster (Elve-Peugeot) 30'15"
58 Florent Van Der Weyden (Magneet) 31'55"
59 Pierre Machiels (Elve-Peugeot) s.t.
60 Vincent Mattivi (Bertin) s.t.
61 Jan Nolten (Locomotief-Vredestein) s.t.
62 Henri Truetsch s.t.