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1972 La Flèche Wallonne

36th Edition: April 23, 1972

La Flèche Wallonne podium history | 1971 edition | 1973 edition

Verviers - Marcinelle,
249 km, 38.81 km/hr
132 starters, 55 classified finishers

Eddy Merckx

1972 Flèche Wallone winner Eddy Merckx

Complete results:

1 Eddy Merckx (Molteni) 6hr 25min
2 Raymond Poulidor (Gan-Mercier-Hutchinson) s.t.
3 Willy Van Neste (Flandria-Beaulieu) s.t.
4 Gilbert Bellone (Rokado) s.t.
5 Georges Pintens (Van Cauter-Magniflex-De Gribaldy) s.t.
6 Alain Santy (Bic) s.t.
7 Gustaaf Van Roosbroeck (Watney-Avia) s.t.
8 Wim Schepers (Rokado) s.t.
9 Leif Mortensen (Bic) s.t.
10 Roger Swerts (Molteni) s.t.
11 Joop Zoetemelk (Flandria-Beaulieu) s.t.
12 Roger Rosiers (Bic) s.t.
13 Herman Van Springel (Molteni) s.t.
14 Raymond Delisle (Peugeot-Michelin-BP) s.t.
15 Joseph Spruyt (Molteni) @ 31sec
16 Eddy Cael (Novy-Dubble Bubble) s.t.
17 François Cocquery (Gan-Mercier-Hutchinson) 55"
18 Willy Teirlinck (Sonolor) s.t.
19 Cyrille Guimard (Gan-Mercier-Hutchinson) s.t.
20 Victor Van Schil (Molteni) s.t.
21 Michel Coulon (Watney - Avia) @ 1min 5sec
22 Roland Berland (Bic) 1'50"
23 Robert Bouloux (Peugeot-Michelin-BP) s.t.
24 Willy Van Malderghem (Watney-Avia) s.t.
25 Eddy Verstraeten (Watney-Avia) s.t.
26 Lucien Van Impe (Sonolor) s.t.
27 Eric Leman (Bic) s.t.
28 Jos Deschoenmaker s.t.
29 Joaquim Agostinho (Van Cauter-Magniflex-De Gribaldy) s.t.
30 Johan De Muynck (Flandria-Beaulieu) s.t.
31 Dieter Puschel (Rokado) 1'55"
32 Jean-pierre Berckmans (Rokado) 3'29"
33 Eric Wijckaert (Novy-Dubble Bubble) 3'40"
34 Ferdinand Bracke (Peugeot-Michelin-BP) s.t.
35 Jürgen Tschan (Peugeot-Michelin-BP) s.t.
36 Raymond Riotte (Sonolor) s.t.
37 Etienne Antheunis (Watney-Avia) s.t.
38 Lucien Aimar (Rokado) s.t.
39 Roger Kindt (Van Cauter-Magniflex-De Gribaldy) s.t.
40 Désiré Letort (Bic) 4'30"
41 Michel Périn (Gan-Mercier-Hutchinson) s.t.
42 Johnny Schleck (Bic) s.t.
43 Luc Van Goidsenhoven (Watney-Avia) s.t.
44 Maurice Dury (Hertekamp) s.t.
45 Willy Planckaert (Goldor-Ijsboerke) s.t.
46 José Catieau (Sonolor) s.t.
47 Pierre Martelozzo (Peugeot-Michelin-BP) s.t.
48 Aimé Delaere (Novy-Dubble Bubble) s.t.
49 Bernard Guyot (Sonolor) 8'35"
50 André Peirsman (Hertekamp) 18'32"
51 Pieter Nassen (Watney-Avia) s.t.
52 Frans Mintjens (Molteni) s.t.
53 Frans Kerremans (Novy-Dubble Bubble) s.t.
54 Julien Knockaert (Flandria-Beaulieu) s.t.
55 Emile Cambre s.t.