Philippe Gilbert takes Paris-Roubaix glory after velodrome sprint

14 April 2019 03:35
Belgian edges Nils Politt in final sprint after six hoursAnother Belgian rider, Yves Lampaert, comes home thirdVeteran Belgian rider Philippe Gilbert beat Germany’s Nils Politt right at the end of Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix race to win it for the first time.Gilbert strategically placed himself behind the 24-year-old Politt, and then attacked him down the left to win by about a length after nearly six hours of riding. Belgian rider Yves Lampaert finished in third.Tour of Flanders ??Liege–Bastogne–Liege ??Giro di Lombardia ??Paris–Roubaix ??@PhilippeGilbert ticks another monument off the list at #ParisRoubaixMilan-Sanremo 2020? pic.twitter.com/UGYfRz3HCb Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian