1969 Vuelta a España

1969 Vuelta a España
Race details
Dates 23 April – 11 May
Stages 18
Distance 29,214 km (18,150 mi)
Winning time 73h 18' 45"
Winner  Roger Pingeon (FRA) (Peugeot-BP-Michelin)
Second  Luis Ocaña (ESP) (Fagor)
Third  Rini Wagtmans (NED) (Willem II)

Points  Raymond Steegmans (BEL) (Goldor)
Mountains  Luis Ocaña (ESP) (Fagor)
Sprints  Juan María Uribezubia (ESP) (Karpy)

The 24th Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain), a long-distance bicycle stage race and one of the 3 grand tours, was held from April 23 to May 11, 1969. It consisted of 18 stages covering a total of 2,921.4 km, and was won by Roger Pingeon of the Peugeot cycling team. Raymond Steegmans won the points competition and Luis Ocaña, who demonstrated his time trialling skills by winning the prologue and two time trials in the race, won the mountains classification.


Final General Classification

1 France Roger Pingeon Peugeot-BP-Michelin 73h 18' 45s
2 Spain Luis Ocaña Fagor a 1' 54s
3 Netherlands Rini Wagtmans Willem II a 5' 10s
4 Spain José Manuel Lasa Pepsi Cola a 5' 10s
5 United Kingdom Michael Wright Bic a 5' 27s
6 Germany Rolf Wolfshohl Bic a 6' 11s
7 France Gilbert Bellone Bic a 6' 47s
8 Spain Gregorio San Miguel Kas-Kaskol a 7' 05s
9 Spain Carlos Echevarria Kas-Kaskol a 7' 35s
10 Spain Eusebio Velez Fagor a 7' 51s
11 Spain Salvador Canet Pepsi Cola
12 Spain José-Antonio Gonzalez Kas-Kaskol
13 Spain Ventura Diaz Arrey Karpy
14 Belgium Willy De Geest Pull Over Centrale
15 Spain José Manuel Lopez Fagor
16 Spain Francisco Gabrica Fagor
17 Spain Jorge Marine Torres Pepsi Cola
18 Spain Eduardo Castello Villanova Kas-Kaskol
19 Spain Ramon Saez Manzo Pepsi Cola
20 Spain Juan-Maria Uribezubia Karpy
21 Spain Miguel Maria Laasa Pepsi Cola
22 Spain Luis-Pedro Santamarina Fagor
23 Spain Domingo Perurena Fagor
24 Belgium Herman Flabat Pull Over Centrale
25 Spain Aurelio Gonzalez Puente Kas-Kaskol


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