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2009 Tour of Flanders - Ronde van Vlaanderen
(Pro Tour)

93rd edition: Sunday, April 5, 2009

Podium history of the Tour of Flanders | Photos | 2010 edition | 2008 edition

Brugge - Meerbeke, 259.7 km. 197 starters, 116 classified finishers

climbsAscents: Molenberg, Wolvenberg, Oude Kwaremont, Paterberg, Koppenberg, Steenbeekdries, Taaienberg, Eikenberg, Varent, Leberg, Berendries, Valkenberg, Tenbosse, Eikenmolen, Muur van Geraardsbergen, Bosberg

Complete Results:

  1. Stijn Devolder (Quick Step) 6hr 1min 8sec. 43.45 km/hr
  2. Heinrich Haussler (Cervelo) @ 59sec
  3. Philippe Gilbert (Silence-Lotto) s.t.
  4. Martijn Maaskant (Garmin-Slipstream) s.t.
  5. Filippo Pozzato (Katusha) s.t.
  6. Matti Breschel (Saxo) s.t.
  7. Marcus Burghardt (Columbia-HTC) s.t.
  8. Bjorn Leukemans (Vacansoleil) s.t.
  9. Martin Elmiger (Ag2R) s.t.
  10. Bert De Waele (Landbouwkrediet) s.t.
  11. Alexandre Pichot (Bouygues Telecom) s.t.
  12. Johnny Hoogerland (Vacansoleil) s.t.
  13. Roger Hammond (Cervelo) s.t.
  14. Karsten Kroon (Saxo) s.t.
  15. Nick Nuyens (Rabobank) s.t.
  16. Roy Sentjens (Silence-Lotto) s.t.
  17. Kevin Van Impe (Quick Step) s.t.
  18. Frederik Willems (Liquigas) s.t.
  19. Bert Scheirlinckx (Landbouwkrediet) s.t.
  20. Tom Boonen (Quick Step) s.t.
  21. Gerben Lowik (Vacansoleil) s.t.
  22. Staf Schierlinckx (Silence-Lotto) s.t.
  23. Serguei Ivanov (Katusha) s.t.
  24. Andreas Kleir (Cervelo) s.t.
  25. Preben Van Hecke (Topsport Vlaanderen) s.t.
  26. Assan Bazayev (Astana) s.t.
  27. Leif Hoste (Silence-Lotto) s.t.
  28. Paolo Longo Borghini (Barloworld) s.t.
  29. Frederic Guesdon (FDJ) s.t.
  30. Juan Antonio Flecha (Rabobank) s.t.
  31. Sylvain Chavanel (Quick Step) @ 1min 8sec
  32. Manuel Quinziato (Lampre) @ 1min 11sec
  33. Sebastian Langeveld (Rabobank) @ 1min 14sec
  34. George Hincapie (Columbia-Highroad) @ 1min 44sec
  35. Greg Van Avermaet (Silence-Lotto) @ 3min 2sec
  36. Anthony Geslin (FDJ) @ 3min 6sec
  37. Murilo Fischer (Liquigas) @ 3min 17sec
  38. Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Liquigas) s.t.
  39. Bram Tankink (Rabobank) s.t.
  40. Matteo Tosatto (Quick Step) @ 4min 37sec
  41. Marco Bandiera (Lampre) s.t.
  42. Simon Spilak (Lampre) s.t.
  43. Grégory Rast (Astana) @ 4min 47sec
  44. Gabriel Rasch (Cervelo) @ 5min 38sec
  45. Daniel Lloyd (Cervelo) s.t.
  46. Kristof Goddaert (Topsport Vallnderen) @ 6min 45sec
  47. Saïd Haddou (Bouygues Telecom) s.t.
  48. Steve Chainel (Bouygues Telecom) s.t.
  49. Marcel Sieberg (Columbia-Highroad) s.t.
  50. Yoann Offredo (FDJ) s.t.
  51. Koldo Fernandez (Euskaltel) s.t.
  52. Cyril Lemoine (Skil-Shimano) s.t.
  53. Reto Hollenstein (Vorarlberg) s.t.
  54. Michael Schär (Astana) s.t.
  55. Aart Vierhouten (Vacansoleil) s.t.
  56. Imanol Erviti (Caisse d'Epargne) s.t.
  57. Ermanno Capelli (Fuji-Servetto) s.t.
  58. Arnaud Labbe (Bouygues Telecom) s.t.
  59. Maxim Iglinskiy (Astana) s.t.
  60. Mathew Hayman (Rabobank) s.t.
  61. Josep Jufre Pou (Fuji-Servetto) s.t.
  62. Patrick Calgani (Barloworld) s.t.
  63. Martin Velits (Milram) s.t.
  64. Johan Coenen (Topsport Vlaanderen) s.t.
  65. Markel Irizar (Euskaltel) s.t.
  66. Edvald Boasson Hagen (Columbia-Highroad) s.t.
  67. Matthew Harley Goss (Saxo) s.t.
  68. Wim De Vocht (Vacansoleil) s.t.
  69. Nicolai Trusov (Katusha)) s.t.
  70. Sébastien Hinault (Ag2r) s.t.
  71. Wim Van Huffel (Vorarlberg) s.t.
  72. Bernard Eisel (Columbia-Highroad) s.t.
  73. Maarten Wijnants (Quick Step) s.t.
  74. Kevin De Weert (Quick Step) s.t.
  75. Jeremy Hunt (Cervelo) s.t.
  76. Steven Cummings (Barloworld) s.t.
  77. Dmitriy Muravyev (Quick Step) s.t.
  78. Lieuwe Westra (Vacansoleil) s.t.
  79. Martin Müller (Milram) @ 10min 48sec
  80. Huub Duyn (Garmin-Slipstream) @ 12min 32sec
  81. Geert Verheyen (Landbourkrediet) s.t.
  82. Arnaud Gérard (FDJ) s.t.
  83. Marlon Alirio Perez (Caisse d'Epargne) @ 13min 53sec
  84. Pedro Horillo (Rabobank) s.t.
  85. Servais Knaven (Milram) s.t.
  86. Mathieu Drujon (Caisse d'Epargne) s.t.
  87. Enrico Franzoi (Liquigas) s.t.
  88. Nikolas Maes (Topsport Vlaanderen) s.t.
  89. Bert de Backer (Skil-Shimano) s.t.
  90. Koen Barbe (Landbouwkrediet) s.t.
  91. Steven Cozza (Garmin-Slipstream)s.t.
  92. Kurt-Asle Arvensen (Saxo) s.t.
  93. Geert Steurs (Topsport Vlaanderen) s.t.
  94. Kevin Neirynck (Landbouwkrediet) s.t.
  95. Maarten Tjallingii (Rabobank) s.t.
  96. Florent Brard (Cofidis) s.t.
  97. Angel Gomez (Fuji-Servetto) s.t.
  98. Sébastien Minard (Cofidis) s.t.
  99. Daryl Impey (Barloworld) s.t.
  100. Daniel Oss (Liquigas) s.t.
  101. Pieter Vanspeybrouck (Topsport Vlaanderen) s.t.
  102. Mathieu Claude (Bouygues Telecom) s.t.
  103. Roy Curvers (Skil-Shimano) s.t.
  104. Jens Mouris (Vacansoleil) s.t.
  105. Floris Goesinnen (Skil-Shimano) s.t.
  106. Wesley Sulzberger (FDJ) s.t.
  107. Christopher Sutton (Garmin-Slipstream) s.t.
  108. Matthieu Ladagnous (FDJ) s.t.
  109. Lars Ytting Bak (Saxo) s.t.
  110. Kasper Klostergaard (Saxo) s.t.
  111. Gerald Ciolek (Milram) s.t.
  112. Joost Posthuma (Rabobank) s.t.
  113. Rui Alberto Faria (Caisse d'Epargne) s.t.
  114. Daniele Righi (Lampre) s.t.
  115. Arnaud Coyot (Caisse d'Epargne) s.t.
  116. Daniele Nardello (Fuji-Servetto) s.t.

Photos:

Haussler gets second.

Like last year Devolder took off on the Muur de Grammont.

Another shot of the Grammont with Devolder lighting the jets and Manuel Quinziato and Sylvain Chavanel in their front-row seats.

Philippe Gilbert and Tom Boonen on the Grammont

Philippe Gilbert and Tom Boonen on the Grammont

Tifosi on the Grammont

The fans pack the Grammont

Tom Boonen and Filippo Pozzato on the Grammont

Tom Boonen and Filippo Pozzato on the Grammont

Preben van Hecke on the Grammont

Preben van Hecke on the Grammont

Nick Nuyens

Nick Nuyens

Marcus Burghardt

Marcus Burghardt

Markel Irizar

Markel Irizar

Dmitri Muravyev crashes on the Old Kwaremont

Dmitri Muravyev crashes on the Old Kwaremont.

Berendries

At Berendries

Flanders panorama

De Ronde isn't just cobbled hills. There's wind coming off the north sea to fight as well.

Up the Molenberg

Up the Molenberg

Flanders monument.

Flanders monument in Meerbeke, a monuent to a monument.

2009 ronde van Vlaanderen podium

2009 Ronde van Vlaanderen podium, from left: Heinrich Haussler, Stijn Devolder and Philippe Gilbert