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2005 Milan–San Remo

2005 Milan–San Remo
Race details
Dates19 March 2005
Distance294 km (182.7 mi)
  Winner  Alessandro Petacchi (ITA) (Fassa Bortolo)
  Second  Danilo Hondo (GER) (Gerolsteiner)
  Third  Thor Hushovd (NOR) (Crédit Agricole)
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Italian sprinter Alessandro Petacchi winning the 2005 Milan–San Remo

The 2005 Milan–San Remo was the 96th edition of the monument cycling classic race Milan–San Remo. It was held on 19 March 2005 and saw the first win of Italian rider Alessandro Petacchi in the Via Roma in a bunch sprint.

General standings


Cyclist Team Time
1  Alessandro Petacchi (ITA) Fassa Bortolo 7h 11'39"
2  Danilo Hondo (GER) Gerolsteiner s.t.
3  Thor Hushovd (NOR) Crédit Agricole s.t.
4  Stuart O'Grady (AUS) Cofidis s.t.
5  Óscar Freire (ESP) Rabobank s.t.
6  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) Française des Jeux s.t.
7  Ruggero Marzoli (ITA) Acqua & Sapone–Adria Mobil s.t.
8  Tom Boonen (BEL) Quick-Step–Innergetic s.t.
9  Franco Pellizotti (ITA) Liquigas–Bianchi s.t.
10  Manuele Mori (ITA) Saunier Duval–Prodir s.t.
  • Danilo Hondo was later disqualified for failing to pass a doping test.


  1. ^ "Petacchi magnificent in 96th Milano-Sanremo win". 19 March 2005. Retrieved 20 March 2023.
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