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The 77th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 4 April 1993. It was the second leg of the 1993 UCI Road World Cup. Belgian Johan Museeuw won his first Tour of Flanders in a two-man sprint against Frans Maassen.[1][2] The race started in Sint-Niklaas and finished in Meerbeke (Ninove).

1993 UCI Road World Cup
Race details
Dates4 April 1993
Stages1
Distance263 km (163.4 mi)
Winning time6h 33' 00"
Results
  Winner  Johan Museeuw (BEL) (GB-MG)
  Second  Frans Maassen (NED) (WordPerfect)
  Third  Dario Bottaro (ITA) (Lotto)
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Race SummaryEdit

At 68 km from the finish, eight riders broke away, with twofold winner Edwig Van Hooydonck and Belgian national champion Johan Museeuw at the front. Museeuw attacked on Tenbosse climb, followed by Dutchman Frans Maassen. Maassen, considered the slower sprinter, refused to work after the Muur van Geraardsbergen. Museeuw and Maassen stayed ahead, with Museeuw controlling the sprint and taking his first win in the World Cup race. Dario Bottaro won the sprint for third.

ClimbsEdit

ResultsEdit

Cyclist Team Time
1   Johan Museeuw (BEL) GB-MG 6h 33'
2   Frans Maassen (NED) WordPerfect s.t.
3   Dario Bottaro (ITA) Mecair + 22"
4   Marc Sergeant (BEL) Histor-Novemail + 33"
5   Max Sciandri (GBR) Motorola + 46"
6   Franco Ballerini (ITA) GB-MG s.t.
7   Edwig Van Hooydonck (BEL) WordPerfect s.t.
8   Maurizio Fondriest (ITA) Lampre s.t.
9   Olaf Ludwig (GER) Team Telekom + 1' 03"
10   Johan Capiot (BEL) TVM s.t.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ McGann, Bill; McGann, Carol. "1992 Ronde van Vlaanderen results". BikeRaceInfo. Cherokee Village, AR: McGann Publishing. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
  2. ^ Vanwalleghem, Rik (2003), De Ronde van Vlaanderen, Lannoo, Belgium, ISBN 90-20951-37-8, p88-89

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