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1981 Gent - Wevelgem,
Belgium

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

43rd edition, April 8, 1981

Gent - Wevelgem podium history | 1980 edition | 1982 edition

254.4 km / 43.99 km/hr
210 starters, 128 classified finishers

Jan Raas

Winner Jan Raas in 1982

Complete Results

1 Jan Raas (TI-Raleigh-Creda) 5hr 47min
2 Roger De Vlaeminck (DAF Trucks-Cote d'Or) s.t.
3 Fons De Wolf (Vermeer-Thijs) s.t.
4 Gregor Braun (Famcucine-Campagnolo) s.t.
5 Marc Demeyer (Capri Sonne) s.t.
6 Adrie Van Der Poel (DAF Trucks-Cote d'Or) s.t.
7 Ludo Peeters (TI-Raleigh-Creda) s.t.
8 Eddy Vanhaerens (Boule d'Or-Sunair) @ 12sec
9 Giuseppe Saronni (Gis Gelati-Campagnolo) s.t.
10 Jos Jacobs (Capri Sonne) s.t.
11 Francesco Moser (Famcucine-Campagnolo) s.t.
12 Sean Kelly (Splendor-Wickes) s.t.
13 Michel Pollentier (Vermeer-Thijs) s.t.
14 Dietrich Thurau (Kotter's-GBC) s.t.
15 Ronan De Meyer (DAF Trucks-Cote d'Or) @ 3min 32sec
16 Frédéric Vichot (Miko-Mercier-Vivagel) s.t.
17 Eddy Planckaert (Splendor-Wickes) s.t.
18 Jan Bogaert (Vermeer-Thijs) s.t.
19 Etienne De Wilde (Splendor-Wickes) s.t.
20 Jacques Bossis (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) s.t.
21 Ronny Van Holen (Safir-Ludo-Galli) s.t.
22 Johan Van Der Velde (TI-Raleigh-Creda) s.t.
23 Marc Renier (Masta-Immo Peeters) s.t.
24 Ludo Delcroix (Capri Sonne) s.t.
25 Frank Hoste (TI-Raleigh-Creda) s.t.
26 Theo De Rooy (Capri Sonne) s.t.
27 Herman Van Springel (Safir-Ludo-Galli) s.t.
28 Graham Jones (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) s.t.
29 Bert Oosterbosch (TI-Raleigh-Creda) s.t.
30 Philippe Van De Ghinste (Eurobouw) s.t.
31 René Martens (DAF Trucks-Cote d'Or) s.t.
32 René Bittinger (Miko-Mercier-Vivagel) s.t.
33 Gottfried Schmutz (Cilo-Aufina) s.t.
34 Jacques Van Meer (HB Alarmsystemen) s.t.
35 Glauco Santoni (Famcucine-Campagnolo) s.t.
36 Jean René Bernaudeau (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) s.t.
37 Ferdi Van Den Haute (La Redoute-Motobecane) s.t.
38 Daniel Willems (Capri Sonne) s.t.
39 Gery Verlinden (Boule d'Or-Sunair) s.t.
40 Ronald De Witte (Boule d'Or-Sunair) s.t.
41 Gerrie Knetemann (TI-Raleigh-Creda) s.t.
42 Bernard Hinault (Renault-Elf) s.t.
43 Palmiro Masciarelli (Famcucine-Campagnolo) s.t.
44 Carmelo Barone (Famcucine-Campagnolo) @ 6min 2sec
45 Johan De Muynck (Splendor-Wickes) s.t.
46 Benny Schepmans (Safir-Ludo-Galli) @ 7min 6sec
47 Serge Demierre (Cilo-Aufina) s.t.
48 Gilbert Duclos-Lassalle (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) s.t.
49 Claude Criquielion (Splendor-Wickes) s.t.
50 Marc Dierickx (DAF Trucks-Cote d'Or) s.t.
51 Willy Teirlinck (Boston-Mavic) s.t.
52 Hans Langerijs (DAF Trucks-Cote d'Or) @ 8min 9sec
53 Jean Van Der Stappen (Eurobouw) s.t.
54 Yvan Lamote (Eurobouw) @ 8min 15sec
55 Francis Castaing (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) s.t.
56 Willem Peeters (Safir-Ludo-Galli) s.t.
57 Marc Goossens (Boston-Mavic) s.t.
58 Lieven Malfait (Splendor-Wickes) s.t.
59 Dirk Heirweg (Boston-Mavic) s.t.
60 Leo Van Thielen (Eurobouw) s.t.
61 Alain Desaever (Vermeer-Thijs) s.t.
62 Dominique Sanders (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) s.t.
63 Josef Fuchs (Cilo-Aufina) s.t.
64 Alex Van Linden (Masta-Immo Peeters) s.t.
65 Johnny Van Der Veken (Boston-Mavic) s.t.
66 Jos Van De Poel (Vermeer-Thijs) s.t.
67 Pascal Guyot (La Redoute-Motobecane) s.t.
68 Dag Selander (HB Alarmsystemen) s.t.
69 Leonardo Bevilacqua (Gis Gelati-Campagnolo) s.t.
70 William Tackaert (DAF Trucks-Cote d'Or) s.t.
71 Hubert Arbes (Renault-Elf) s.t.
72 Patrick Perret (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) s.t.
73 Peter Winnen (Capri Sonne) s.t.
74 Marc Van Geel (Safir-Ludo-Galli) s.t.
75 Serge Beucherie (Sem-France Loire-Campagnolo) s.t.
76 Maurice Le Guilloux (Renault-Elf) s.t.
77 Giuseppe Walter Passuello (Gis Gelati-Campagnolo) s.t.
78 Patrick Bonnet (Renault-Elf) s.t.
79 Pierre Bazzo (La Redoute-Motobecane) s.t.
80 Marc Madiot (Renault-Elf) s.t.
81 Luc Colyn (DAF Trucks-Cote d'Or) s.t.
82 Dante Morandi (Famcucine-Campagnolo) s.t.
83 Etienne De Beule (Vermeer-Thijs) s.t.
84 Patrick De Vos (Splendor-Wickes) s.t.
85 Patrice Thévenard (Miko-Mercier-Vivagel) s.t.
86 Jonathan Boyer (Renault-Elf) s.t.
87 André Chalmel (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) s.t.
88 Peter Kehl (Kotter's-GBC) s.t.
89 Walter Planckaert (Splendor-Wickes) s.t.
90 Fons Van Katwijk (Boule d'Or-Sunair) s.t.
91 Piet Van Katwijk (Boule d'Or-Sunair) s.t.
92 Heddie Nieuwdorp (HB Alarmsystemen) s.t.
93 Patrick Vermeulen (Eurobouw) s.t.
94 Etienne Van Der Helst (Safir-Ludo-Galli) s.t.
95 Sante Fossato (Kotter's-GBC) s.t.
96 Valerio Lualdi (Gis Gelati-Campagnolo) s.t.
97 Daniel Gisiger (Cilo-Aufina) s.t.
98 Gabriele Landoni (Gis Gelati-Campagnolo) s.t.
99 Lucien Didier (Renault-Elf) s.t.
100 Alberto Minetti (Famcucine-Campagnolo) s.t.
101 Michel Demeyre (La Redoute-Motobecane) s.t.
102 Joop Zoetemelk (TI-Raleigh-Creda) s.t.
103 Hennie Kuiper (DAF Trucks-Cote d'Or) s.t.
104 Eddy Schepers (DAF Trucks-Cote d'Or) s.t.
105 Klaus Peter Thaler (Puch-Wolber-Campagnolo) s.t.
106 Marco Cattaneo (Famcucine-Campagnolo) s.t.
107 Aad Van Den Hoek (TI-Raleigh-Creda) s.t.
108 Adrie Van Houwelingen (Vermeer-Thijs) s.t.
109 Guido Van Sweevelt (Capri Sonne) s.t.
110 Ad Van Peer (HB Alarmsystemen) s.t.
111 Paul Sherwen (La Redoute-Motobecane) s.t.
112 Greg LeMond (Renault-Elf) s.t.
113 Cees Priem (TI-Raleigh-Creda) s.t.
114 Stefan Mutter (Cilo-Aufina) s.t.
115 Henk Lubberding (TI-Raleigh-Creda) s.t.
116 Louis Luyten (Vermeer-Thijs) s.t.
117 Johnny Broers (Splendor-Wickes) s.t.
118 Adri Jos Schipper (HB Alarmsystemen) s.t.
119 Jacques Osmont (Puch-Wolber-Campagnolo) s.t.
120 Robert Alban (La Redoute-Motobecane) s.t.
121 Roger De Cnijf (Boston-Mavic) s.t.
122 Marc Moens (Eurobouw) s.t.
123 Philippe Poissonnier (Fangio-Sapeco-Mavic) s.t.
124 Charles Jochums (Masta-Immo Peeters) s.t.
125 Willem Thomas (Fangio-Sapeco-Mavic) s.t.
126 Hubert Linard (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) s.t.
127 Philippe Tesniere (Boston-Mavic) s.t.
128 Henry Rinklin (Puch-Wolber-Campagnolo) s.t.