1968 Paris–Roubaix

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1968 Paris–Roubaix
Race details
Dates 7 April 1968
Stages 1
Distance 262[1] km (162.8 mi)
Winning time 7h 09' 26"
Results
  Winner  Eddy Merckx (BEL) (Faema)
  Second  Herman Van Springel (BEL) (Dr. Mann–Grundig)
  Third  Walter Godefroot (BEL) (Flandria–De Clerck)
← 1967
1969 →

The 1968 Paris–Roubaix was the 66th edition of the Paris–Roubaix cycle race and was held on 7 April 1968.[2] The race started in Compiègne and finished in Roubaix.[3] The race was won by Eddy Merckx of the Faema team.

General classification[edit]

Final general classification[2][3][4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Eddy Merckx (BEL) Faema 7h 09' 26"
2  Herman Van Springel (BEL) Dr. Mann–Grundig + 0"
3  Walter Godefroot (BEL) Flandria–De Clerck + 1' 37"
4  Edward Sels (BEL) Bic + 3' 11"
5  Victor Van Schil (BEL) Faema + 3' 11"
6  Raymond Poulidor (FRA) Mercier–BP–Hutchinson + 5' 05"
7  Henk Nijdam (NED) Peugeot–BP–Michelin + 7' 46"
8  Jan Janssen (NED) Pelforth–Sauvage–Lejeune + 8' 03"
9  Guido Reybrouck (BEL) Faema + 8' 03"
10  Frans Melckenbeeck (BEL) Pull Over Centrale–Novy + 8' 03"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paris-Roubaix (World Tour)". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b "1968 Paris - Roubaix". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  3. ^ a b "66ème Paris-Roubaix 1968". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 7 November 2005.
  4. ^ "1968 Paris - Roubaix". First Cycling. Retrieved 28 December 2017.