1988 Paris–Nice

The 1988 Paris–Nice was the 46th edition of the Paris–Nice cycle race and was held from 6 March to 15 March 1988. The race started in Paris and finished at the Col d'Èze.[2] The race was won by Sean Kelly of the Kas team.

1988 Paris–Nice
Race details
Dates8–13 March 1988
Stages6
Distance1,035.6[1] km (643.5 mi)
Winning time27h 27' 01"
Results
Winner  Sean Kelly (IRL) (Kas–Canal 10)
  Second  Ronan Pensec (FRA) (Z–Peugeot)
  Third  Julián Gorospe (ESP) (Reynolds)
← 1987
1989 →

RouteEdit

Stage characteristics and winners[2][3]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1 8 March Villefranche-sur-Saône to Saint-Étienne 194 km (121 mi)   Sean Yates (GBR)
2 9 March Saint-Étienne to Valréas 200 km (120 mi)   Søren Lilholt (DEN)
3 10 March Salon-de-Provence to Toulon/Mont Faron 179 km (111 mi)   Andrew Hampsten (USA)
4 11 March Toulon to Saint-Tropez 175 km (109 mi)   Etienne De Wilde (BEL)
5 12 March Saint-Tropez to Mandelieu-la-Napoule 167 km (104 mi)   Patrice Esnault (FRA)
6a 13 March Mandelieu to Nice 100 km (62 mi)   Andreas Kappes (FRG)
6b Nice to Col d'Èze 10 km (6.2 mi)   Individual time trial   Sean Kelly (IRL)

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[2][4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Sean Kelly (IRL) Kas–Canal 10 27h 27' 01"
2   Ronan Pensec (FRA) Z–Peugeot + 18"
3   Julián Gorospe (ESP) Reynolds + 36"
4   Pascal Simon (FRA) Système U–Gitane + 1' 20"
5   Laurent Fignon (FRA) Système U–Gitane + 2' 08"
6   Luc Leblanc (FRA) Toshiba–Look + 2' 46"
7   Peter Hilse (FRG) Teka + 2' 52"
8   Álvaro Pino (ESP) BH + 2' 52"
9   Robert Millar (GBR) Fagor–MBK + 3' 03"
10   Jaanus Kuum (NOR) AD Renting–Mini-Flat–Enerday + 3' 30"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Paris-Nice (Pro Tour-Historic)". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 19 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "46ème Paris-Nice 1988". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 18 August 2004.
  3. ^ "Roche, con molestias en la rodilla, saldra para probarse" [Roche, with discomfort in the knee, will go out to prove himself] (PDF). El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 8 March 1988. p. 47. Retrieved 9 March 2020.
  4. ^ "1988 Paris - Nice". First Cycling. Retrieved 19 November 2017.