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Dunkerque-Roubaix with Geraint Thomas Results

The inaugural 165km Dunkerque-Roubaix Spring Classic took place on Sunday. The event included the last 40km of the Paris-Roubaix, with the race section finishing at the end of the notorious Carrefour de l’Abre. Headlining new ambassador Geraint Thomas alongside Stephen Roche and 2004 Paris-Roubaix winner Magnus Backstedt the event was authentic in every sense, closing at the Roubaix velodrome and participants even enjoying the iconic showers.


Some images of the day can be viewed here.

Strong headwinds were battled before reaching the pavé and race sections. The results of the top 5 riders:

1. Jamie Wilkins #1 amateur
2. Magnus Backstedt #1 pro
3. Geraint Thomas #2 pro
4. Jerone Walters #2 amateur
5. Dominic Maxwell #3 amateur

G1 Richard Crago Spirit Award
G2 Eifion Thomas Spirit Award


The full finishers list, click here.

Next years event takes place on 26 April 2015.

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