2011 Gent–Wevelgem

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2011 Gent–Wevelgem
2011 UCI World Tour, race 6 of 27
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Tom Boonen riding at Kemmelberg.
Race details
Date 27 March
Distance 219 km (136.1 mi)
Winner  Tom Boonen (BEL) (Quick Step)
Second  Daniele Bennati (ITA) (Leopard Trek)
Third  Tyler Farrar (USA) (Garmin-Cervélo)

The 2011 Gent–Wevelgem was the 73rd running of the Gent–Wevelgem cycling race, held on 27 March 2011. Quick Step's Tom Boonen won the race in a sprint finish ahead of Leopard Trek rider Daniele Bennati and Tyler Farrar of Garmin-Cervélo.[1]


As this is a UCI World Tour event, the organisers are obliged to give a place to each of the 18 ProTour teams. They also invited 7 wild card teams, indicated with an asterisk below. Each of the 25 teams were permitted up to eight riders: 196 riders began the race.[2]


Cyclist Team Time UCI World Tour
1  Tom Boonen (BEL) Quick Step 4h 35' 00" 80
2  Daniele Bennati (ITA) Leopard Trek s.t. 60
3  Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Cervélo s.t. 50
4  André Greipel (GER) Omega Pharma-Lotto s.t. 40
5  Lloyd Mondory (FRA) Ag2r-La Mondiale s.t. 30
6  Mitchell Docker (AUS) Skil-Shimano s.t. -
7  Bernhard Eisel (AUT) HTC-Highroad s.t. 14
8  Kristof Goddaert (BEL) Ag2r-La Mondiale s.t. 10
9  Lars Boom (NED) Rabobank s.t. 6
10  Baden Cooke (AUS) Saxo Bank-SunGard s.t. 2


  1. ^ "Boonen sprints to victory". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). 27 March 2011. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Gent–Wevelgem". gent-wevelgem.be. 1 March 2011. Retrieved 1 March 2011. 

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