Fabian Cancellara wins Paris-Roubaix 2013

Top ten fastest Paris-Roubaix editions

Here are the top ten twelve fastest Paris-Roubaix editions:

12. 1959 (Winner: Noël Foré)

Winner: Noël Foré (b: 23 December 1932 in Adegem – d: 16 February 1994 in Ghent)
Country: Belgium
Team: Groene Leeuw-Sinalco-SAS
Distance: 262.5 km (163.1 mi)
Winning time: 6hr 8min 20sec
Average speed: 42.760 kph (26.569 mph)
Starters: unknown
Classified finishers: 75
Weather conditions: Rainy

Paris-Roubaix 1959, winner: Noël Foré
Paris-Roubaix 1959, winner: Noël Foré

11. 1980 (Winner: Francesco Moser)

Winner: Francesco Moser (b: 19 June 1951 in Palù di Giovo, Trentino)
Country: Italy
Team: Sanson-Campagnolo
Distance: 264 km (164 mi)
Winning time: 6hr 7min 28sec
Average speed: 43.106 kph (26.784 mph)
Starters: 131
Classified finishers: 31
Weather conditions: Sunny

10. 1996 (Winner: Johan Museeuw)

Winner: Johan Museeuw (b: 13 October 1965 in Varsenare)
Country: Belgium
Team: Mapei-GB
Distance: 263.5 km (163.7 mi)
Winning time: 6hr 5min 0sec
Average speed: 43.310 kph (26.908 mph)
Starters: 184
Classified finishers: 56
Weather conditions: Sunny

Paris Roubaix 1996 finish
Paris Roubaix 1996 finish: Belgian Johan Museeuw crosses the line first at Paris-Roubaix in a choroe­graphed fin­ish after he and Mapei team-mates Gianluca Bortolami and Andrea Tafi escape with 86km to go and prove unstop­pable. Team spon­sor Georgio Squinzi instructed that Museeuw should win.

9. 2008 (Winner: Tom Boonen)

Winner: Tom Boonen (b: 15 October 1980)
Country: Belgium
Team: Quick Step
Distance: 259.5 km (161.25 mi)
Winning time: 5hr 58min 42sec
Average speed: 43.406 kph (26.971 mph)
Starters: 198
Classified finishers: 113
Weather conditions: Sunny

Paris-Roubaix 2008, winner: Tom Boonen
Paris-Roubaix 2008, winner: Tom Boonen

8. 2015 (Winner: John Degenkolb)

Winner: John Degenkolb (b: January 7, 1989)
Country: Germany
Team: Giant-Alpecin
Distance: 253.5 km (157.5 mi)
Winning time: 5hr 49min 51sec
Average speed: 43.475 kph (27.014 mph)
Starters: 198
Classified finishers: 133
Weather conditions: Sunny

John Degenkolb wins Paris Roubaix 2015
John Degenkolb wins Paris Roubaix 2015

7. 2012 (Winner: Tom Boonen)

Winner: Tom Boonen (b: 15 October 1980)
Country: Belgium
Team: Omega Pharma-Quick Step
Distance: 257.5 km (160 mi)
Winning time: 5hr 55min 22sec
Average speed: 43.476 kph (27.015 mph)
Starters: 198
Classified finishers: 86
Weather conditions: Overcast

Paris-Roubaix 2012, winner: Tom Boonen
Paris-Roubaix 2012, winner: Tom Boonen

6. 1953 (Winner: Germain Derycke)

Winner: Germain Derycke (b: Bellegem, 2 November 1929, d: 13 January 1978 in Kortrijk)
Country: Belgium
Team: Alcyon-Dunlop
Distance: 245 km (152.2 mi)
Winning time: 5hr 39min 19sec
Average speed: 43.522 kph (27.043 mph)
Starters: unknown
Classified finishers: 75
Weather conditions: Sunny

Paris-Roubaix 1953, winner: Germain Derycke
Paris-Roubaix 1953, winner: Germain Derycke

5. 1960 (Winner: Pino Cerami)

Winner: Pino Cerami (b: 28 April 1922 in Misterbianco, Sicily, Italy)
Country: Belgium
Team: Peugeot-BP-Dunlop
Distance: 262.5 km (163.1 mi)
Winning time: 6hr 1min 45sec
Average speed: 43.538 kph (27.053 mph)
Starters: 156
Classified finishers: 77
Weather conditions: Light rain

Paris-Roubaix 1960, winner: Pino Cerami
Paris-Roubaix 1960, winner: Pino Cerami (photo: delcampe.net)

4. 1948 (Winner: Rik Van Steenbergen)

Winner: Rik Van Steenbergen (b: Arendonk, 9 September 1924, d: Antwerp, 15 May 2003)
Country: Belgium
Team: Mercier-Hutchinson
Distance: 246 km (152.9 mi)
Winning time: 5hr 35min 31sec
Average speed: 43.612 kph (27.099 mph)
Starters: unknown
Classified finishers: unknown
Weather conditions: unknown

3. 2016 (Winner: Mathew Hayman)

Winner: Mathew Hayman (b: April 20, 1978)
Country: Australia
Team: Orica-GreenEDGE
Distance: 257.5 km (160 mi)
Winning time: 5hr 51min 53sec
Average speed: 43.907 kph (27.283 mph)
Starters: 198
Classified finishers: 119
Weather conditions: Sunny

Mathew Hayman wins Paris-Roubaix 2016
The 2016 Paris–Roubaix was the 114th edition. The race took place over 257.5 kilometres (160.0 mi). The race was hard from the very beginning, with major attacks being made over 100 kilometres (62 mi) from the finish. Cancellara and Sagan were held up by crashes and a five-rider group formed in the final 20 kilometres (12 mi) and, despite many more attacks in the closing part of the race, came to the velodrome in Roubaix together. The sprint was won by Mathew Hayman (Orica–GreenEDGE) ahead of Tom Boonen, with Ian Stannard (Team Sky) in third.

2. 2013 (Winner: Fabian Cancellara)

Winner: Fabian Cancellara (b: 18 March 1981)
Country: Switzerland
Team: Leopard-Trek
Distance: 254.5 km (158.1 mi)
Winning time: 5hr 45min 33sec
Average speed: 44.190 kph (27.458 mph)
Starters: 198
Classified finishers: 118
Weather conditions: Sunny

Fabian Cancellara wins Paris-Roubaix 2013
The 2013 Paris–Roubaix was the 111th edition of the “Queen of the Classics” that took place on 7 April 2013. The race stretched 254.5 km (158.1 mi) from start to finish and was won by Swiss rider Fabian Cancellara of RadioShack–Leopard team. Second and third were Belgian Sep Vanmarcke and Dutchman Niki Terpstra, respectively.

1. 1964 (Winner: Peter Post)

Winner: Peter Post (b: 12 November 1933, d: 14 January 2011)
Country: Netherlands
Team: Flandria-Romeo
Distance: 265 km (164.7 mi)
Winning time: 5hr 52min 19sec
Average speed: 45.129 kph (28.042 mph)
Starters: 137
Classified finishers: 81
Weather conditions: Rain, strong tailwind

Paris-Roubaix 1964, winner: Peter Post
Paris-Roubaix 1964, winner: Peter Post