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Monday morning news – 11/04/05

Boonen adds the Hell to his list of Classics. He won the 103rd edition of Paris-Roubaix and becomes the eighth rider in history to complete the Flanders-Roubaix double. It was a classic hardman’s race with Boonen being the only winner once the favourites had shaken the rest of the peloton. Next Boonen will tackle the Amstel Gold.
Despite his injuries Britain’s Roger Hammond performed admirably for his Discovery team mate George Hincapie and Jeremy Hunt came in 20th spot – A remarkable performance for the ‘sprinter’ from Devon.

1 Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step 6.29.38 (39.88 km/h)
2 George Hincapie (USA) Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team
3 Juan Antonio Flecha (Spa) Fassa Bortolo
4 Magnus Backstedt (Swe) Liquigas-Bianchi 1.09
5 Lars Michaelsen (Den) Team CSC 2.43
6 Leon Van Bon (Ned) Davitamon-Lotto 3.49
7 Florent Brard (Fra) Agritubel
8 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Fassa Bortolo
9 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Credit Agricole
10 Arnaud Coyot (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit Par Telephone
11 Frédéric Guesdon (Fra) Française Des Jeux
12 Vladimir Gusev (Rus) Team CSC
13 Erwin Thijs (Bel) Tech
14 Nico Mattan (Bel) Davitamon-Lotto
15 Kevin Hulsmans (Bel) Quick Step
16 Steffen Wesemann (Ger) T-Mobile Team
17 Frank Hoj (Den) Gerolsteiner 4.48
18 Stuart O’grady (Aus) Cofidis, Le Credit Par Telephone 4.52
19 Pedro Horrillo Munoz (Spa) Rabobank
20 Jeremy Hunt (GBr) Tech

Fred Cowley Gizmono GP

Sigma Sport/Gizmono South East Series Round 2 – 170 km
But isn’t he a track rider? Tony Gibb continues in excellent form and shows the ‘roadies’ a thing or two about strong riding. He outsprinted felow breakaway companion Duncan Urqhart for his second win in a week.

1 Tony Gibb Team DFL 03:57:38
2 Duncan Urqhart Viner Bikes Agisko
3 Evan Oliphant @ 3:06
4 Martin Ford Team Rochelle @ 3:58
5 Ben Greenwood
6 Dan Smith Team DFL
7 Andrew Roche Team Rochelle
8 Rob Hurd Bioagrico Fabelel Selexion @ 5:00
9 Danny Axford Arctic Shorter Rochford
10 Gary Dodd Sigma Sport RT @ 5:08


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