2008 Paris–Roubaix

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2008 Paris–Roubaix
Tom Boonen at the 2008 Paris–Roubaix
Tom Boonen at the 2008 Paris–Roubaix
Race details
Dates April 13
Stages 1
Distance 259 km (160.9 mi)
Winning time 5h 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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

  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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