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1979 27th Tour of Britain : 22nd Milk Race

Credit: International Cycle Sport, July 1979 and Milk Race Official Programme 1979

ToB1979-LogoJust partial stage and GC results for the race - but hopefully more will follow.

However even from these limited results you can see that the home nations were totally outclassed by the Eastern European teams.

Start List
taken from the official Milk Race programme

 

Great Britain A

 

Denmark

 

Poland

 

Sweden

 

 

1 John Dowling

 

31 Jan Hoegh

 

61 Stefan Ciekanski

 

91 Khristian Allberg

 

 

2 David Jarvis

 

32 Alan Jacobsen

 

62 Stanislaw Kirpszr

 

92 Thomas Eriksson

 

 

3 Steve Lawrence

 

33 Henning Joerensen

 

63 Zeigniew Szczepkowski

 

93 Mats Gustavsson

 

 

4 Ray Lewis

 

34 Mikhael Marcussen

 

64 Lechoslaw Michalak

 

94 Hans Jonsson

 

 

5 David Viner

 

35 Henrik Rasmussen

 

65 Witold Plutecki

 

95 Mikhael Klang

 

 

6 Joe Waugh

 

36 Jan Ramussen

 

66 Janusy Pozack

 

96 Bernt Scheler

 

 

Great Britain B

 

Ireland

 

Scotland

 

U.S.S.R.

 

 

11 Alan Dent

 

41 Tony Lally

 

71 Michael Parker

 

101 Valery Chaplygin

 

 

12 Steve Douglas

 

42 Bernard McCormack

 

72 William Gibb

 

102 Oleg Filshin

 

 

13 Glenn Read

 

43 Colm Nulty

 

73 Jamie McGahan

 

103 Urei Kashvick

 

 

14 John Spencer

 

44 Mick Nulty

 

74 Robert Melrose

 

104 Vladimir Kaminsky

 

 

15 Mark Swinnerton

 

45 Francis Riordan

 

75 Graeme Nisbet

 

105 Algirdas Motskus

 

 

16 Gerry Taylor

 

46 Brian Stevenson

 

76 David Whitehall

 

106 Yuri Sakharov

 

 

Czechoslovakia

 

Norway

 

Spain

 

 

 

 

21 Vladimar Dolek

 

51 Arn-Christian Aasmundsen

 

81 Juan Carlos Alonso

 

 

 

 

22 Hinek Dvoracek

 

52 Paal-Henning Hansen

 

82 Antonio Cabello

 

 

 

 

23 Vladimar Vondrecek

 

53 Birger Hungerholt

 

83 Pedro Larrinaga

 

 

 

 

24 Stanislav Masiar

 

54 Arne Klaveness

 

84 Manuel Murga

 

 

 

 

25 Ludik Mraz

 

55 Sigmund Stenseth

 

85 Jose-Luis Laca

 

 

 

 

26 Miroslav Pluhovsky

 

56 Jostein Wilmann

 

86 George Ruiz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Race Route

P Sun 27-May-1979 Brighton Prologue
1a Mon 28-May-1979 Brighton-Basingstoke
1b Mon 28-May-1979 Basingstoke Circuit
2 Tue 29-May-1979 Swindon-Weston super Mare
3 Wed 30-May-1979 Merthyr Tydfil-Great Malvern
4 Thu 31-May-1979 Wolverhampton-Llandudno
5 Fru 1-Jun-1979 Llandudno-Stoke on Trent
6 Sat 2-Jun-1979 Stoke on Trent-Leicester
7 Sun 3-Jun-1979 Leicester-Skegness
8 Mon 4-Jun-1979 Lincoln-Huddersfield
9 Tue 5-Jun-1979 Huddersfield-Harrogate
10 Thu 7-Jun-1979  Harrogate-Middlesborough
11 Fri 8-Jun-1979 Darlington-South Shields
12 Sat 9-Jun-1979 Barnard Castle-Blackpool

 

 

 

Stage Results

Final General Classification

Stage

1st

Time

2nd

3rd

P

Vladimir Kaminsky

4m10s

Zbigniew Szczepkowski

Joe Waugh

1a

Algirdas Motskus

 

Stefan Ciekanski

Henrik Rasmussen

1b

Gerry Taylor

 

Yuri Kashirin

Stefan Ciekanski

2

Jan Hoegh

 

Janusy Pozack

Thomas Eriksson

3

Yuri Kashirin

 

Zbigniew Szczepkowski

Yuri Sakharov

4

Joe Waugh

 

Zbigniew Szczepkowski

Yuri Sakharov

5

Valery Chaplygin

 

Vladimar Dolek

Stanislaw Kirpszr

6

Lechoslaw Michalek

 

Janusy Pozack

Yuri Kashirin

7

Zbigniew Szczepkowski

 

Henning Joerensen

Stefan Ciekanski

8

Mats Gustavsson

 

Vladimir Kaminsky

Lechoslaw Michalak

9

Alan Jacobsen

 

Jostein Wilmann

Yuri Kashirin

10

Yuri Sakharov

 

Zbigniew Szczepkowski

Lechoslaw Michalak

11

Yuri Sakharov

 

Yuri Kashirin

Jostein Wilmann

12

Ray Lewis

 

Yuri Sakharov

Tony Lally

Pos

Rider

Time

1

Yuri Kashirin

45:31:26

2

Janusy Pozack

45:35:49

3

H Dvoracek

45:36:23

4

Valery Chaplygin

 

5

Yuri Sakharov

 

6

L Michalek

 

7

J Rasmussen

 

8

L Mraz

 

9

V Vondracek

 

10

N Scheler

 

11

Vladimir Kaminsky

 

12

Stefan Ciekanski

 

13

P Larrinage

 

14

Ray Lewis

 

15

H Joergensen

 

16

P-H Hansen

 

17

S Kirosza

 

18

M Swinnerton

 

19

Steve Lawrence

 

20

Z Szczepkowski

 

21

 

 

22

 

 

23

 

 

24

 

 

25

 

 

26

 

 

27

 

 

28

 

 

29

 

 

30

 

 

31

 

 

32

 

 

33

 

 

34

 

 

35

 

 

36

 

 

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40

 

 

41

 

 

42

 

 

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45

 

 

46

 

 

 

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