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1896 Paris - Roubaix

1st edition: Sunday, April 19, 1896

Paris-Roubaix podium history | 1897 edition

280 km. 30.162 km/hr average speed. Riders were motorpaced

51 Riders started: 45 professionals, 6 amateurs. 32 classified finishers

Josef Fischer

Josef Fischer

Complete results:

  1. Josef Fischer, riding for Diamant (Germany) 9hr 17min
  2. Charles Meyer (Denmark) @ 25min
  3. Maurice Garin (France) @ 28min
  4. Arthur Linton (Great Britain) @ 45min
  5. Lucien Stein (France) @ 1hr 1min
  6. Boinet (France) @ 1hr 1min 50sec
  7. "Eo", pseudonym of Emile van Berendonck (Belgium) @ 1hr 7min 30sec
  8. Henri Aries (France) @ 1hr 51min
  9. Gaston Pachot @ 2hr 2min
  10. Mercier, Sr (France) @ 2hr 16min
  11. Gouff (France) @ 2hr 29min
  12. Eugène Faiteau (France) @ 2hr 54min
  13. Liermi (France) @ 4hr 3min
  14. Gaston Vast (France) @ 4hr 5min
  15. Amédée Naert @ 4hr 16min
  16. Fritz Vanderstuyft @ 4hr 17min
  17. Vendredi (Great Britain) @ 4hr 25min
  18. Emile Taquet (France) @ 5ht 16min
  19. Arsène Millocheau (France) @ 5hr 43sec
  20. Lecornu (France) @ 7hr 13min
  21. Revilio Norsath (France) @ 8hr 1min
  22. Vautrelle (France @ 8hr 2min
  23. Aymard (France) s.t.
  24. Victor Bagre (France) @ 8hr 11min
  25. Feys (Belgium) @ 8hr 39min
  26. Guillochin (France) @ 10hr 28min
  27. Theron (Belgium) @ 20hr 33min
  28. Albert Dumas @ 20hr 58min

In addition, www.memoire-du-cyclisme.net lists the four following riders in the Regional Category (Catégorie Régionaux):

  1. Liseron (France) 14hr 27min
  2. Ernest Dubois (France) @ 1hr 35min
  3. Quivy (France) @ 4hr 59min
  4. Asseman (France) @ 7hr 4min