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1966 World Pro Road Cycling Championships

33rd edition: Sunday, August 28, 1966
Nürburgring (Adenau), Germany

World Road Cycling Championships podium history | 1967 edition | 1965 edition |

74 riders started, 22 classified finishers.
12 laps of 22.81 km totalling 263.7 km. Winner's average speed: 36.40 km/hr

Rudi Altig at the 1966 Giro d'Italia

Rudi Altig at stage 11 of the 1966 Giro d'Italia

Complete Results:

  1. Rudi Altig (Germany) 7hr 21min 10sec
  2. Jacques Anquetil (France) s.t.
  3. Raymond Poulidor (France) s.t.
  4. Gianni Motta (Italy) @ 8sec
  5. Jean Stablinski (France) @ 10sec
  6. Italo Zilioli (Italy) @ 13sec
  7. Guido Reybrouck (Belgium) @ 35sec
  8. Jo de Roo (Netherlands) s.t.
  9. Lucien Aimar (France) s.t.
  10. Martn Van den Bossche (Belgium) s.t.
  11. Felice Gimondi (Italy) s.t.
  12. Eddy Merckx (Belgium) s.t.
  13. Flaviano Vicentini (Italy) @ 1min 12sec
  14. Michele Dancelli (Italy) s.t.
  15. Seamus Elliott (Ireland) s.t.
  16. Winfried Boelke (Germany) s.t.
  17. Jean-Claude Theillère (France) s.t.
  18. Joseph Huysmans (Belgium) @ 4min 23sec
  19. Georges Groussard (France) @ 7min 11sec
  20. André Foucher (France) s.t.
  21. Cees Haast (Netherlands) @ 10min 0sec
  22. Mario Pereira da Silva (Portugal) s.t.