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The 2011 Tour of Flanders cycle race was the 95th edition of this monumental classic and took place on 3 April. The course was 256.3 kilometres (159.3 mi) long and was held between Brugge and Ninove.[1][2] The race was won by Nick Nuyens ahead of Sylvain Chavanel and Fabian Cancellara.[3][4]

2011 Tour of Flanders
2011 UCI World Tour, race 7 of 27
Pre-race favourite Fabian Cancellara at the start of the race.
Pre-race favourite Fabian Cancellara at the start of the race.
Race details
Dates3 April 2011
Stages1
Distance256.3 km (159.3 mi)
Winning time6h 00' 42"
Results
  Winner  Nick Nuyens (BEL) (Saxo Bank–SunGard)
  Second  Sylvain Chavanel (FRA) (Quick-Step)
  Third  Fabian Cancellara (SUI) (Leopard Trek)
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Contents

CourseEdit

 
Map of the Tour of Flanders 2011, starting with the first hill.

The 18 Ronde van Vlaanderen hills were:[2]

Number Kilometer Name
1 70 Tiegemberg
2 80 Nokereberg
3 127 Rekelberg
4 139 Kaperij
5 154 Kruisberg
6 164 Knokteberg
7 171 Oude Kwaremont
8 175 Paterberg
9 181 Koppenberg
10 187 Steenbeekdries
11 190 Taaienberg
12 194 Eikenberg
13 209 Molenberg
14 216 Leberg
15 225 Valkenberg
16 232 Tenbosse
17 242 Muur-Kapelmuur
18 246 Bosberg

General standingsEdit

 
Cancellara and Chavanel lead the race up the Muur-Kapelmuur
Cyclist Team Time UCI World Tour
Points
1   Nick Nuyens (BEL) Saxo Bank–SunGard 6h 00' 42" 100
2   Sylvain Chavanel (FRA) Quick-Step s.t. 80
3   Fabian Cancellara (SUI) Leopard Trek s.t. 70
4   Tom Boonen (BEL) Quick-Step + 2" 60
5   Sebastian Langeveld (NED) Rabobank + 8" 50
6   George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team + 8" 40
7   Bjorn Leukemans (BEL) Vacansoleil–DCM + 8" 30
8   Staf Scheirlinckx (BEL) Veranda's Willems–Accent + 8"
9   Philippe Gilbert (BEL) Omega Pharma–Lotto + 8" 10
10   Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky + 8" 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Timetable" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-04-28. Retrieved 21 March 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-04-09. Retrieved 21 March 2011.
  3. ^ "Nuyens nicks Flanders win". Sky Sports. British Sky Broadcasting. 3 April 2011. Retrieved 5 April 2011.
  4. ^ Decaluwé, Brecht (3 April 2011). "Nuyens makes his big break through". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 5 April 2011.

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