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2008 Paris–Roubaix

2008 Paris–Roubaix
Tom Boonen at the 2008 Paris–Roubaix
Tom Boonen at the 2008 Paris–Roubaix
Race details
DatesApril 13, 2008
Stages1
Distance259 km (160.9 mi)
Winning time5h 58' 42"
Results
  Winner  Tom Boonen (BEL) (Quick-Step)
  Second  Fabian Cancellara (SUI) (Team CSC)
  Third  Alessandro Ballan (ITA) (Lampre)
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The 2008 Paris–Roubaix was the 106th running of the Paris–Roubaix single-day cycling race, often known as the Hell of the North. It was held on 13 April 2008 over a distance of 259 kilometres (160.9 miles). Tom Boonen of the Quick-Step team won in a sprint inside the Roubaix velodrome. Fabian Cancellara was a close second and Alessandro Ballan came third.

Results

April 13, 2008, Compiègne > Roubaix, 259 km (161 mi)
Results (1–10)[1]
Cyclist Team Time
1  Tom Boonen (BEL) Quick-Step 5h 58' 42"
2  Fabian Cancellara (SUI) Team CSC s.t.
3  Alessandro Ballan (ITA) Lampre s.t.
4  Martijn Maaskant (NED) Slipstream–Chipotle + 3' 39"
5  Stuart O'Grady (AUS) Team CSC + 3' 57"
6  Leif Hoste (BEL) Silence–Lotto s.t.
7  Stijn Devolder (BEL) Quick-Step + 3' 59"
8  Johan van Summeren (BEL) Silence–Lotto + 4' 35"
9  George Hincapie (USA) Team High Road + 5' 12"
10  Fabio Baldato (ITA) Lampre s.t.

The cobblestones

Section Kilometers Place Length
28 98 Troisvilles > Inchy 2.2
27 104.5 Viesly > Quiévy 1.8
26 107 Quiévy > Saint-Python 3.7
25 112 Saint-Python 1.5
24 119.5 Vertain > Saint-Martin-sur-Écaillon 1.9
23 126.5 Capelle-sur-Écaillon> Le-Buat 1.7
22 138.5 Verchain-Maugré > Quérénaing 1.6
21 141.5 Quérénaing > Maing 2.5
20 144.5 Maing > Monchaux-sur-Écaillon 1.6
19 156 Haveluy > Wallers 2.5
18 164 Trouée d'Arenberg 2.4
17 170.5 Wallers > Hélesmes 1.6
16 177 Hornaing > Wandignies-Hamage 3.7
15 184.5 Warlaing > Brillon 2.4
14 188 Tilloy > Sars-et-Rosières 2.4
13 194.5 Beuvry-la-forêt > Orchies 1.4
12 199.5 Orchies 1.7
11 205.5 Auchy-lez-Orchies > Bersée 1.2
10 211 Mons-en-Pévèle 3
9 217 Mérignes > Pont-à-Marcq 0.7
8 220 Pont-Thibaut > Ennevelin 1.4
7 225.5 Templeuve > L'Épinette 0.2
7 226 Templeuve > Moulin-de-Vertain 0.5
6 232.5 Cysoing > Bourghelles 1.3
6 235 Bourghelles > Wannehain 1.1
5 239.5 Camphin-en-Pévèle 1.8
4 242.5 Carrefour de l'Arbre 2.1
3 244.5 Gruson 1.1
2 251.5 Hem 1.4
1 258 Roubaix 0.3

References

  1. ^ Gregor Brown (2008-04-13). "Tom Boonen blasts clash of the titans". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, UK: Future plc. Retrieved 2012-09-26.
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