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1961 Paris–Roubaix

1961 Paris–Roubaix
Race details
Dates9 April 1961
Distance263[1] km (163.4 mi)
Winning time6h 19' 08"
  Winner  Rik Van Looy (BEL) (Faema)
  Second  Marcel Janssens (BEL) (Dr. Mann)
  Third  René Vanderveken (BEL) (Solo–Van Steenbergen)
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The 1961 Paris–Roubaix was the 59th edition of the Paris–Roubaix cycle race and was held on 9 April 1961.[2] The race started in Compiègne and finished in Roubaix.[3] The race was won by Rik Van Looy of the Faema team.

General classification

Final general classification[2][3][4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Rik Van Looy (BEL) Faema 6h 19' 08"
2  Marcel Janssens (BEL) Dr. Mann + 0"
3  René Vanderveken (BEL) Solo–Van Steenbergen + 0"
4  Norbert Kerckhove (BEL) Dr. Mann + 0"
5  Albertus Geldermans (NED) Rapha–Gitane–Dunlop + 0"
6  Emile Daems (BEL) Philco + 0"
7  Bas Maliepaard (NED) Rapha–Gitane–Dunlop + 50"
8  Armand Desmet (BEL) Faema + 50"
9  Arthur Decabooter (BEL) Groene Leeuw–SAS–Sinalco + 1' 05"
10  Gilbert Desmet (BEL) Carpano + 1' 05"


  1. ^ "Paris-Roubaix (World Tour)". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b "1961 Paris - Roubaix". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  3. ^ a b "59ème Paris-Roubaix 1961". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 10 November 2005.
  4. ^ "1961 Paris - Roubaix". First Cycling. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
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