Tour de Suisse 1978

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Year 1978
Date 14.6.-23.6.
Number of stages 11
Total distance 1562.5
Riders started 96
Riders at the finish 64

Overall Top 10

Rank Rider Nation Time Backlog
1 Paul Wellens BE 39:44:47
2 Ueli Sutter CH 39:45:05 0:18
3 Josef Fuchs CH 39:46:06 1:19
4 Hennie Kuiper NL 39:46:35 1:48
5 Gody Schmutz CH 39:48:18 3:31
6 Mariano Martinez FR 39:48:47 4:00
7 Francisco Galdos ES 39:49:02 4:15
8 Michel Pollentier FR 39:49:21 4:34
9 Erwin Lienhard CH 39:49:25 4:38
10 Albert Zweifel CH 39:51:49 7:02

Stage

Stage Start Finish Route km Winner Winning Nation Time Overall leader
Prolog Spreitenbach Spreitenbach 4 Gerry Knetemann NL 5:02 Gerry Knetemann NL
1 Spreitenbach Volketswil 197.5 Gery Verlinden BE 04:32:48 Gery Verlinden BE
2 Volketswil Schaffhausen 169.5 Dietrich Thurau DE 03:59:01 Gery Verlinden BE
3 Schaffhausen Oftringen 162 Jan Raas NL 04:27:49 Gery Verlinden BE
4 Oftringen Solothurn 123 Henk Lubberding NL 02:57:49 Roland Salm CH
5 Solothurn Balmberg 12 Michel Pollentier BE 26:52 Ueli Sutter CH
6 Solothurn Bulle 188.5 Freddy Maertens BE 04:37:43 Ueli Sutter CH
7 Bulle Grächen 178 Giovanni Battaglin IT 04:24:34 Ueli Sutter CH
8 Grächen Lugano 191.5 Giovanni Battaglin IT 04:24:34 Ueli Sutter CH
9 Lugano Glarus 218.5 Giovanni Battaglin IT 04:51:17 Paul Wellens BE
10 Glarus Affoltern am Albis 97.5 Giancarlo Bellini IT 02:18:22 Paul Wellens BE
11 Affoltern am Albis Affoltern am Albis 20.5 Michel Pollentier BE 26:57 Paul Wellens BE

Team classification

Rank Team Total
1 TI-Raleigh 119:05:12
2 Zonca-Santini 119:22:07
3 Jelmoli/Fédérale 119:29:04

Special Rankings

KOM
Rank Rider Points
1 Mariano Martinez 33
1 Giovanni Battaglin 33
3 Giancarlo Bellini 31
Points classification
Rank Rider Points
1 Mariano Martinez 150
2 Josef Fuchs 134
3 Gody Schmutz 131

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