1897 Paris–Roubaix

The 1897 Paris–Roubaix was the second edition of the Paris–Roubaix, a classic one-day cycle race in France. The single day event was held on 18 April 1897 and stretched 280 km (174 mi) from Paris to its end in a velodrome in Roubaix.[1] The winner was Maurice Garin, an Italian who lived in France.[2]

1897 Paris–Roubaix
Race details
Dates18 April
Stages1
Distance280 km (174.0 mi)
Winning time9h 57' 21"
Results
  Winner  Maurice Garin (ITA)
  Second  Mathieu Cordang (NED)
  Third  Michel Frédérick (SUI)
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ResultsEdit

Final results (1-10)[2]
Rank Cyclist Time
1   Maurice Garin (ITA) 9h 57' 21″
2   Mathieu Cordang (NED) +00' 00″
3   Michel Frédérick (SUI) +30' 21″
4   Gaston Rivierre (FRA) +50' 39″
5   Jules Cordier (BEL) +1h 42' 52″
6   Boinet (FRA) +1h 43' 03″
7   Henri Aries (FRA) +1h 53' 12″
8   Guillochin (FRA) +2h 03' 30″
9   Léopold Trousselier (FRA) +2h 03' 30″
10   Marcel Kerff (BEL) +4h 16' 39″

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2nd Paris - Roubaix, 1897". bikeraceinfo. Retrieved 13 April 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "1897  » 2nd Paris - Roubaix". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 13 April 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)