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1939 Gent - Wevelgem

Ghent - Wevelgem (English), Gand - Wevelgem (French)

6th edition, May 24, 1939

Gent - Wevelgem podium history | 1938 edition | 1945 edition

155 km / 35.36 km/hr
48 starters, 17 classified finishers

The 1939 edition was reserved for independent riders

Complete Results:

1 André Declercq 4hr 23min
2 Frans Van Hellemont s.t.
3 Albert Van Laecke s.t.
4 Louis Van Espenhout @ 1min 15sec
5 Georges Vandermeirsch s.t.
6 Victor Codron s.t.
7 Albert Fonteyne 2'40"
8 Frans Van Ransbeeck s.t.
9 Gabriel Jacobs 4'40"
10 Rémi Decroix 6'30"
11 Plutard Van Herzele 7'10"
12 André Cordier s.t.
13 Henri Machiels s.t.
14 Georges Claes 1 s.t.
15 Germain Mertens s.t.
16 Gustaaf Gabriel s.t.
17 Hector Bruneel s.t.