• Short Summary

    Holland's Jan Janssen won the nine stage Paris to Nice cycle race over 960 miles (1525 kilometres) which ended in Nice today (Tuesday).

  • Description

    Holland's Jan Janssen won the nine stage Paris to Nice cycle race over 960 miles (1525 kilometres) which ended in Nice today (Tuesday). Janssen's time was 41 hrs: 56 mins: 28 secs. When all the riders had passed under the finishing banner the winner was given the familiar bouquet of flowers and congratulated on all sides.

    The French rider J.C. Annaert was second, totalling only one minute longer over the entire course. Third was another Frenchman, J. Forestier.

    The last stage of the race was run through the mountains of Nice; 150 kilometres of difficult, exhausting riding. The winner of the stage was the Belgian, Edouard Sels. Also given the same time over the course were the Briton, Barry Hoban, and Peter Post of Holland.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA22ONW6DHD25M7Q4I2CO8FSDD6
    Media URN:
    VLVA22ONW6DHD25M7Q4I2CO8FSDD6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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