Paris - Roubaix: Recent winners
Paris-Roubaix is one of the oldest cycling classics. The 'Hell of the North', as it is often referred to, is one of the toughest races on the cycling calender and suits the strong men of the peloton. It is therefore no surprise that Belgians have dominated the race since the first edition in 1896. Cyclingstage.com presents the recent winners and the record holders.
Recent winners of Paris-Roubaix
2018: Peter Sagan (svk)
2017: Greg Van Avermaet (bel)
2016: Mathew Hayman (aus)
2015: John Degenkolb (ger)
2014: Niki Terpstra (nld)
Records in Paris-Roubaix
Belgian cyclists Roger De Vlaeminck and Tom Boonen both won the Hell of the North four times.
Gilbert Duclos-Lassalle is the oldest Paris-Roubaix winner ever. In 1993 he won the race at an age of 38 years and 8 months. It was his second Paris-Roubaix victory. That year, the French riders was defending champion.
The fastest edition Paris-Roubaix took place in 2017. Assisted by a tailwind, Greg Van Avermaet won the 257 kilometres race with an average speed of 45.204 km/h.
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