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1988 Paris - Roubaix

86th edition: Sunday, April 10, 1988

Paris-Roubaix podium history | 1989 edition | 1987 edition

266 km. 194 starters, 75 classified finishers.

The race: Sunny day. At kilometer 44, Thierry Casas attacked, taking twelve riders with him. The peloton did not react. This front group went well clear and by he time they exited the Wallers-Arenberg sector, they were more than five minutes ahead, but misfortune had reduced their number to seven. At the Carrefour de l'Arbre Thomas Wegmüller and Dirk Demol left the others behind and after being away for 222 kilometers Dirk Demol enjoyed the greatest victory of his career.

Complete Results:

  1. Dirk Demol (AD Renting) 6hr 34min 18sec. 40.324 km/hr
  2. Thomas Wegmüller (KAS) @ 2sec
  3. Laurent Fignon (Système U) @ 1min 55sec
  4. Stephan Joho (Ariostea) s.t.
  5. Marc Sergeant (Hitachi) s.t.
  6. Corné Van Rijen (Panasonic) @ 2min 3sec
  7. Gérard Veldscholten (Weinmann) s.t.
  8. Steven Bauer (Weinmann) @ 2min 34sec
  9. Herman Frison (Roland) @ 2min 46sec
  10. Johan Lammerts (Toshiba) s.t.
  11. Bruno Wojtinek (Z-Peugeot) @ 2min 53sec
  12. John Talen (Panasonic) s.t.
  13. Pello Ruiz-Cabestany (KAS) s.t.
  14. Rudy Rogiers (Hitachi) s.t.
  15. Eddy Planckaert (AD Renting) s.t.
  16. Sean Kelly (KAS) s.t.
  17. Maurizio Fondriest (Alfa Lum) s.t.
  18. Adri Van der Poel (PDM) s.t.
  19. Edwig Van Hooydonck (Superconfex) s.t.
  20. Noël Segers (TVM) s.t.
  21. Jan Wijnants (Hitachi) s.t.
  22. Frank Hoste (AD Renting) s.t.
  23. Jos Lammertinck (TVM) @ 3min 24sec
  24. Jörg Muller (PDM) s.t.
  25. Bob Roll (7-Eleven) @ 5min 1sec
  26. Patrick Cocquyt (Eurotop) @ 5min 15sec
  27. Fons De Wolf (AD Renting) s.t.
  28. Frédéric Vichot (Weinmann) s.t.
  29. Jacques Van der Poel (Roland) s.t.
  30. Christophe Levainne (Système U) s.t.
  31. Gérard Rue (Système U) s.t.
  32. Philippe Louviot (Z-Peugeot) s.t.
  33. Dag-Otto Lauritzen (7-Eleven) s.t.
  34. Patrick Versluys (Intral Renting) s.t.
  35. Michel Vermote (RMO)s.t.
  36. Ludo De Keulenaer (TVM) s.t.
  37. Ludo Peeters (Superconfex) s.t.
  38. Dirk De Wolf (Hitachi) s.t.
  39. Urs Freuler (Panasonic) s.t.
  40. Marc Madiot (Toshiba) @ 5min 18sec
  41. Stefan Mutter (PDM) @ 5min 19sec
  42. Guido Bontempi (Carrera Jeans) s.t.
  43. Yvon Madiot (Toshiba) @ 5min 23sec
  44. Peter Pieters (TVM) @ 8min 11sec
  45. Peter De Clercq (Lotto) @ 8min 44sec
  46. Marc Gomez (Fagor) s.t.
  47. Giuseppe Calcaterra (Atala-Ofmega) s.t.
  48. Gerhard Zadrobilek (Weinmann) s.t.
  49. Eric Vanderaerden (Panasonic) @ 8min 47sec
  50. Franck Boucanville (Fagor) @ 10min 10sec
  51. Jean-Claude Colotti (RMO) @ 10min 33sec
  52. Bruno Geuens (Roland) s.t.
  53. Thierry Marie (Système U) s.t.
  54. Jean-Philippe Vandenbrande (Hitachi) s.t.
  55. Loïc Le Flohic (Z-Peugeot) s.t.
  56. Sean Yates (Fagor) @ 12min 13sec
  57. Marc Van Orsouw (PDM) s.t.
  58. Per Pedersen (RMO) s.t.
  59. Nico Verhoeven (Superconfex) s.t.
  60. Patrick Verplancke (Intral Renting) s.t.
  61. Roger Ilegems (Sigma Paints) @ 14min 12sec
  62. Martin Schalkers (TVM) s.t.
  63. Valerio Piva (Ariostea) s.t.
  64. Frank Pirard (Sigma Paints) s.t.
  65. Roy Knickman (7-Eleven) s.t.
  66. Jan Goessens (Lotto) s.t.
  67. Thierry Casas (Caja Rural) s.t.
  68. Michel Cornelisse (Superconfex) s.t.
  69. Koenrad Van Rooy s.t.
  70. Pino Cerami, jr. s.t.
  71. Ludwig Willems (Lotto) s.t.
  72. Ludwig Wijnants (Sigma Paints) @ 18min 1sec
  73. Jelle Nijdam (Superconfex) @ 18min 10sec
  74. Joseph Parkin (Eurotop) @ 26min 13sec
  75. Werner Wieme (Intral Renting) s.t.