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1947 Gent - Wevelgem

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

9th edition, March 30, 1947

Gent - Wevelgem podium history | 1946 edition | 1948 edition

230 km / 34.07 km/hr
83 starters, 42 classified finishers

Maurice Desimpelaere

Maurice Desimpelaere winning 1947 Gent-Wevelgem on a military aviation strip

Complete Results:

1 Maurice Desimpelaere (Alcyon-Dunlop) 6hr 45min
2 René Beyens s.t.
3 Lucien Vlaemynck s.t.
4 Valère Ollivier @ 2min 10sec
5 André Rosseel s.t.
6 Achiel Buysse (Alcyon-Dunlop) 2'45"
7 Roger Cnockaert s.t.
8 Sylvain Grysolle s.t.
9 Gino Bartali (Legnano) s.t.
10 Emmanuel Thoma s.t.
11 Briek Schotte (Alcyon-Dunlop) s.t.
12 Sylvère Maes s.t.
13 Louis Brusselmans s.t.
14 Arthur Mommerency s.t.
15 Norbert Callens s.t.
16 Julien Van Dycke s.t.
17 Richard Depoorter s.t.
18 Maurice Van Der Elst s.t.
19 Roger Gyselinck s.t.
20 Maurice De Wannemaeker s.t.
21 Omer Mommerency s.t.
22 Marcel Ryckaert (Mercier-Hutchinson) 6'40"
23 Emile Rogiers 7'00"
24 Lucien Mathys s.t.
25 Emile Masson Jr. s.t.
26 Désiré Stadsbader s.t.
27 Albert Decin s.t.
28 Albert Descamps s.t.
28 Emiel Faignaert (Dilecta) s.t.
30 Gery Messelis s.t.
31 Charles Terryn s.t.
32 Léon De Groote s.t.
33 Roger Dujardin s.t.
34 Joseph Van Der Elst s.t.
34 André Van Damme s.t.
34 Jacques Geus s.t.
34 Jean 'Bim' Diederich s.t.
34 Omer Dhaenens s.t.
34 Henri Delmuylle s.t.
34 Raymond Careme s.t.
34 Roger Cammu s.t.
42 Albert Berton s.t.