Historic Overview Dalmacio Langarica

Rider

Overall Rank852
NameDalmacio LANGARICA
Country
  Spain
Date of birth05-Dec-1919 - Ochandiano (Pais Vasco)
Date of death24-Jan-1985 - Basauri (Pais Vasco)
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Dalmacio Langarica - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1943 Bilbaina 118 116
2. 1944 Gallastegui 436 11
3. 1945 Gallastegui 458 24
4. 1946 Galindo 1338 5
5. 1947 Dalton Auto 223 167
6. 1948 Insecticidas Z.Z. 1133 16
7. 1949 Peugeot 61 391
8. 1950 Berkel 185 225
9. 1951 Paloma 245 150
10. 1952 Torpado 11 654
11. 1953 Individual 253 139
12. 1954 Feru 189 188
13. 1955 Mariotas 0 1269
Overall: 4650 852

Biography

Dalmacio Langarica Lizasoain (5 December 1919 – 24 January 1985) was a Spanish professional road racing cyclist during the 1940s and 1950s and a directeur sportif in the 1970s.

Langarica rode to victory over 23 stages and across 3,797 km (2,359 mi) to win the sixth edition of his country's Grand Tour, the 1946 Vuelta a España. He was accompanied to the podium by runner-up Julián Berrendero, third place Jan Lambrichs, fourth place Manuel Costa and defending champion Delio Rodriguez in fifth place.

At the 1948 Vuelta, Langarica tried desperately to best eventual winner Bernardo Ruiz but suffered a bad fall during the stage between A Coruña and Ourense. He ended finishing fourth overall and second in the climbers classification.

After finishing his competitive cycling career, Langarica became a directeur sportif, including serving as manager for the all-Spaniard cycling team, KAS, which included Francisco Galdós, who finished in 8th place (the highest finish of a Spaniard at the 1970 Tour de France.

source - Wikipedia