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1946 World Pro Road Cycling Championships

13th edition: Sunday, September 1, 1946
Zurich, Switzerland

World Road Cycling Championships podium history | 1947 edition | 1938 edition |

30 riders started, 17 classified finishers.
20 laps of 13.5 km totalling 270 km.
Winner's average speed: 36.45 km/hr

Hans Knecht

Complete Results:

  1. Hans Knecht (Switzerland) 7hr 24min 28sec
  2. Marcel Kint (Belgium) @ 10sec
  3. Rik van Steenbergen (Belgium) @ 59sec
  4. Mario Ricci (Italy) @ 1min 46sec
  5. Gerrit Schulte (Netherlands) @ 2min 42sec
  6. Jean Kirchen (Luxembourg) s.t.
  7. Josef Bintner (Luxembourg) @ 4min 47sec
  8. Adolfo Leoni (Italy) s.t.
  9. Guy Lapébie (France) @ 6min 55sec
  10. Mathias Clemens (Luxembourg) s.t.
  11. Lucien Teisseire (France) @ 8min 38sec
  12. Gino Bartali (Italy) @ 9min 53sec
  13. Emile Masson, Jr (Belgium) @ 10min 8sec
  14. Briek Schotte (Belgium) @ 10min 17sec
  15. Willy Kern (Switzerland) @ 10min 43sec
  16. Josef Wagner (Switzerland) @ 11min 49sec
  17. Joaquim Olmos (Spain) @ 17min 37sec