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The 2011 Gent–Wevelgem was the 73rd running of the Gent–Wevelgem cycling race, held on 27 March 2011. Quick-Step's Tom Boonen won the race in a sprint finish ahead of Leopard Trek rider Daniele Bennati and Tyler Farrar of Garmin–Cervélo.[1]

2011 Gent–Wevelgem
2011 UCI World Tour, race 6 of 27
Tom Boonen riding at Kemmelberg.
Tom Boonen riding at Kemmelberg.
Race details
Dates27 March
Stages1
Distance219 km (136.1 mi)
Results
  Winner  Tom Boonen (BEL) (Quick-Step)
  Second  Daniele Bennati (ITA) (Leopard Trek)
  Third  Tyler Farrar (USA) (Garmin–Cervélo)
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TeamsEdit

As this is a UCI World Tour event, the organisers are obliged to give a place to each of the 18 ProTour teams. They also invited 7 wild card teams, indicated with an asterisk below. Each of the 25 teams were permitted up to eight riders: 196 riders began the race.[2]

ResultsEdit

Cyclist Team Time UCI World Tour
Points
1   Tom Boonen (BEL) Quick-Step 4h 35' 00" 80
2   Daniele Bennati (ITA) Leopard Trek s.t. 60
3   Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin–Cervélo s.t. 50
4   André Greipel (GER) Omega Pharma–Lotto s.t. 40
5   Lloyd Mondory (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale s.t. 30
6   Mitchell Docker (AUS) Skil–Shimano s.t. -
7   Bernhard Eisel (AUT) HTC–Highroad s.t. 14
8   Kristof Goddaert (BEL) Ag2r–La Mondiale s.t. 10
9   Lars Boom (NED) Rabobank s.t. 6
10   Baden Cooke (AUS) Saxo Bank–SunGard s.t. 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Boonen sprints to victory". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 27 March 2011. Retrieved 5 April 2011.
  2. ^ "Gent–Wevelgem". gent-wevelgem.be. 1 March 2011. Retrieved 1 March 2011.

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