1966 Vuelta a España

1966 Vuelta a España
Race details
Dates 28 April – 15 May
Stages 18
Distance 2,949.5 km (1,833 mi)
Winning time 78h 53' 55"
Winner  Francisco Gabica (ESP) (Kas-Kaskol)
Second  Eusebio Vélez (ESP) (Kas-Kaskol)
Third  Carlos Echevarría (ESP) (Kas-Kaskol)

Points  Jos van der Vleuten (NED) (Televizier - Batavus)
Mountains  Gregorio San Miguel (ESP) (Kas-Kaskol)
Sprints  Domingo Perurena (ESP) (Fagor)

The 21st Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain), a long-distance bicycle stage race and one of the 3 grand tours, was held from April 28 to May 15, 1966. It consisted of 18 stages covering a total of 2,949.5 km, and was won by Francisco Gabica of the Kas-Kaskol cycling team. Jos van der Vleuten won the points classification and Gregorio San Miguel won the mountains classification.


Final General Classification

1  Francisco Gabica (ESP) Kas-Kaskol 78h 53' 55"
2  Eusebio Vélez (ESP) Kas-Kaskol 39s
3  Carlos Echevarría (ESP) Kas-Kaskol 44s
4  Luis Otana (ESP) Fagor 2' 17s
5  José Antonio Momene (ESP) Kas-Kaskol 2' 25s
6  Valentín Uriona (ESP) Kas-Kaskol 2' 44s
7  Antonio Gomez Del Moral (ESP) Kas-Kaskol 3' 52s
8  Cees Haast (NED) Televizier 3' 55s
9  Angelino Soler (ESP) Ferrys 4' 37s
10  José María Errandonea (ESP) Fagor 4' 40s
11  Sebastián Elorza (ESP) Kas-Kaskol
12  Domingo Perurena (ESP) Fagor
13  Gregorio San Miguel (ESP) Kas-Kaskol
14  Mariano Díaz (ESP) Fagor
15  José Manuel López (ESP) Fagor
16  Eduardo Castello (ESP) Ferrys
17  Jos van der Vleuten (NED) Televizier
18  Aldo Moser (ITA) Vittadello
19  Ramon Saez Manzo (ESP) Ferrys
20  Juan-María Uribezubia (ESP) Kas-Kaskol
21  Gerben Karstens (NED) Televizier
22  Henk Nijdam (NED) Televizier
23  Luis Pedro Santamarina (ESP) Fagor
24  Rik Wouters (NED) Televizier
25  Dieter Puschel (GER) Wiels-Groene Leeuw


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