2011 Tour of Flanders

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2011 Tour of Flanders
2011 UCI World Tour, race 7 of 27
Pre-race favourite Fabian Cancellara at the start of the race.
Pre-race favourite Fabian Cancellara at the start of the race.
Race details
Dates 3 April 2011
Stages 1
Distance 256.3 km (159.3 mi)
Winning time 6h 00' 42"
Results
  Winner  Nick Nuyens (BEL) (Saxo Bank–SunGard)
  Second  Sylvain Chavanel (FRA) (Quick-Step)
  Third  Fabian Cancellara (SUI) (Leopard Trek)
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The 2011 Tour of Flanders cycle race was the 95th edition of this monumental classic and took place on 3 April. The course was 256.3 kilometres (159.3 mi) long and was held between Brugge and Ninove.[1][2] The race was won by Nick Nuyens ahead of Sylvain Chavanel and Fabian Cancellara.[3][4]

Course[edit]

Map of the Tour of Flanders 2011, starting with the first hill.

The 18 Ronde van Vlaanderen hills were:[2]

Number Kilometer Name
1 70 Tiegemberg
2 80 Nokereberg
3 127 Rekelberg
4 139 Kaperij
5 154 Kruisberg
6 164 Knokteberg
7 171 Oude Kwaremont
8 175 Paterberg
9 181 Koppenberg
10 187 Steenbeekdries
11 190 Taaienberg
12 194 Eikenberg
13 209 Molenberg
14 216 Leberg
15 225 Valkenberg
16 232 Tenbosse
17 242 Muur-Kapelmuur
18 246 Bosberg

General standings[edit]

Cancellara and Chavanel lead the race up the Muur-Kapelmuur
Cyclist Team Time UCI World Tour
Points
1  Nick Nuyens (BEL) Saxo Bank–SunGard 6h 00' 42" 100
2  Sylvain Chavanel (FRA) Quick-Step s.t. 80
3  Fabian Cancellara (SUI) Leopard Trek s.t. 70
4  Tom Boonen (BEL) Quick-Step + 2" 60
5  Sebastian Langeveld (NED) Rabobank + 8" 50
6  George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team + 8" 40
7  Bjorn Leukemans (BEL) Vacansoleil–DCM + 8" 30
8  Staf Scheirlinckx (BEL) Veranda's Willems–Accent + 8"
9  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) Omega Pharma–Lotto + 8" 10
10  Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky + 8" 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Timetable" (PDF). Retrieved 21 March 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 21 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Nuyens nicks Flanders win". Sky Sports. British Sky Broadcasting. 3 April 2011. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 
  4. ^ Decaluwé, Brecht (3 April 2011). "Nuyens makes his big break through". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 

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