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1970 Gent - Wevelgem,
Belgium

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

32nd edition, April 1, 1970

Gent - Wevelgem podium history | 1969 edition | 1971 edition

236 km / 40.709 km/hr
183 starters, 37 classified finishers

Eddy Merckx

Winner Eddy Merckx in the 1970 Giro d'Italia

Complete Results:

1 Eddy Merckx (Faemino-Faema) 5hr 47min 50sec
2 Willy Vekemans (Hertekamp-Magniflex-Novy) @ 10sec
3 Walter Godefroot (Salvarani) s.t.
4 Roger Rosiers (Bic) s.t.
5 Patrick Sercu (Dreher) s.t.
6 Julien Stevens (Faemino-Faema) s.t.
7 Jan Janssen (Bic) s.t.
8 Jean-Pierre Monséré (Flandria-Mars) s.t.
9 Georges Claes (Hertekamp-Magniflex-Novy) s.t.
10 Felice Gimondi (Salvarani) @ 2sec
11 Joseph Huysmans (Faemino-Faema) s.t.
12 Roger De Vlaeminck (Flandria-Mars) s.t.
13 Eric Leman (Flandria-Mars) @ 45sec
14 Frans Kerremans (Hertekamp-Magniflex-Novy) @ 6min 5sec
15 Bernard Vandekerkhove (Dreher) s.t.
16 Gustaaf Van Roosbroeck (Fagor-Mercier-Hutchinson) s.t.
17 Davide Boifava (Molteni) s.t.
18 Edward Sels (Willem II-Gazelle) s.t.
19 Raymond Riotte (Sonolor-Lejeune) 16'25"
20 Jacques De Boever (Flandria-Mars) s.t.
21 Willy Moonen (Goldor-Frijns) 17'05"
22 Alphonse Scheys (Hertekamp-Magniflex-Novy) s.t.
23 Barry Hoban (Sonolor-Lejeune) s.t.
24 Ronny Van De Vijver (Flandria-Mars) s.t.
25 Gilbert Wuytack (Willem II-Gazelle) 17'30"
26 Edward Janssens (Fagor-Mercier-Hutchinson) s.t.
27 Mogens Frey Jensen (Frimatic-De Gribaldy) 17'40"
28 Arthur Van De Vijver (Faemino-Faema) s.t.
29 Joseph Schoeters (Peugeot-BP-Michelin) 17'55"
30 Noël Van Clooster (Hertekamp-Magniflex-Novy) s.t.
31 Noël Vantyghem (Hertekamp-Magniflex-Novy) s.t.
32 Eddy Goossens (Fagor-Mercier-Hutchinson) s.t.
33 Gösta Pettersson (Ferretti) s.t.
34 Frans Toortelboom (Siriki - Munck) s.t.
35 Charly Grosskost (Bic) s.t.
36 Johnny Schleck (Bic) s.t.
37 Eric Raes (Hertekamp-Magniflex-Novy) s.t.