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2003 Paris - Roubaix, (World Cup Round 3)

101st edition: Sunday, April 13, 2003

Complete results and photos

Paris-Roubaix podium history | 2002 edition | 2004 edition
Complete results | Photos

260 km, 26 sections of pavé totaling 49.1 km.

190 starters, 63 finishers (8 were past the time limit), 55 classified finsihers

The weather: Dry and sunny with a tailwind.

The race: Van Petegem, Pieri amd Ekimov got away with a slim lead at about 14 km to go. Van Petegem is the first Tour of Flanders/Paris-Roubaix double winner since the great Roger De Vlaeminck did it in 1977. The cutoff time was 18min 35sec (+5% of winner's time).

Peter van Ptetegem wins 2003 Paris-Roubaix

Complete Results:

  1. Peter Van Petegem (Lotto-Domo) 6hr 11min 35sec. 42.143 km/hr
  2. Dario Pieri (Saeco) s.t.
  3. Viatcheslav Ekimov (US Postal) s.t.
  4. Marc Wauters (Rabobank) @ 15sec
  5. Andrea Tafi (CSC) @ 36sec
  6. Romans Vainsteins (Sidermec) s.t.
  7. Servais Knaven (Quick Step) s.t.
  8. Rolf Aldag (Telekom) s.t.
  9. Daniele Nardello (Telekom) s.t.
  10. Sergei Ivanov (Fassa Bortolo) @ 1min 8sec
  11. Fabio Baldato (Alessio) @ 1min 53sec
  12. Frédéric Guesdon (FDJ) @1min 56sec
  13. Damien Nazon (Brioches la Boulangere) @ 2min 9sec
  14. Gianluca Bortolami (Vini Caldirola) s.t.
  15. Erik Zabel (Telekom) s.t.
  16. Nicolas Portal (Ag2r) s.t.
  17. Roger Hammond (Palmans-Collstrop) @ 2min 18sec
  18. Stuart O'Grady (Credit Agricole) s.t.
  19. Nico Mattan (Cofidis) s.t.
  20. Marco Serpellini (Lampre) s.t.
  21. Tristan Hoffman (CSC) s.t.
  22. Bernhard Eisel (FDJ) @ 2min 28sec
  23. Max Van Heeswijk (US Postal) s.t.
  24. Tom Boonen (Quick Step) s.t.
  25. Juan Antonio Flecha (iBanesto) s.t.
  26. Mathew Hayman (Rabobank) s.t.
  27. Jimmy Engoulvent (Brioches la Boulangere) @ 4min 33sec
  28. Bert Roesems (Palmans-Collstrop) s.t.
  29. Franck Renier (Brioches la Boulangere) s.t.
  30. Chris Peers (Cofidis) s.t.
  31. Wilfried Cretskens (Quick Step) s.t.
  32. Davide Bramati (Quick Step) s.t.
  33. Johan Museeuw (Quick Step) s.t.
  34. Raphael Schweda (Coast) @ 4min 37sec
  35. Andy Flickinger (Ag2r) @ 6min 57sec
  36. Philippe Gaumont (Cofidis) s.t.
  37. Leif Hoste (Lotto-Domo) @ 7min 0sec
  38. Maximilian Sciandri (Lampre) s.t.
  39. Alessandro Cortinovis (Lampre) s.t.
  40. Kai Hundertmarck (Telekom) s.t.
  41. Ludovic Capelle (Landbouwkrediet) @ 7min 5sec
  42. Christophe Mengin (FDJ) @ 12min 24sec
  43. Jean-Patrick Nazon (Jean Delatour) s.t.
  44. Xavier Florencio (ONCE) s.t.
  45. André Korff (Coast) s.t.
  46. Wim Vansevenant (Lotto-Domo) s.t.
  47. Grégory Rast (Phonak) s.t.
  48. Lorenzo Bernucci (Landbouwkrediet) s.t.
  49. Jaan Kirsipuu (Ag2r) s.t.
  50. Bram Tankink (Quick Step) s.t.
  51. Jan Schaffrath (Telekom) @ 13min 31sec
  52. Benoit Joachim (US Postal) @ 14min 3sec
  53. Thomas Voeckler (Brioches la Boulangere) @ 16min 44sec
  54. Malte Urban (Coast) s.t.
  55. Eddy Seigneur (Jean Delatour) s.t.
  56. Andrey Kashechkin (Quick Step) @ 19min 3sec
  57. Aart Vierhouten (Lotto-Domo) @ 20min 31sec
  58. Leon Van Bon (Lotto-Domo) s.t.
  59. Yuriry Krivtsov (Jean Delatour) @ 20min 36sec
  60. Sébastien Hinault (Credit Agricole) s.t.
  61. Mikhail Timochine (Landbouwkrediet) @ 22min 7sec
  62. Rubens Bertogliati (Lampre) @ 22min 50sec
  63. Andreas Klier (Telekom) @ 24min 14sec

Photos:

Johan Museeuw and Jean-Marie Leblanc

Three-time winner Johan Museeuw with Tour de France boss Jean-Marie Leblanc at the start in Compiegne.

Johan musseuw

Johan Museeuw rides some rough stuff.

Panorama of peloton

The pack is off in a cloud of dust.

Panarama of the pack

Another vertical panorama

Serguei Ivanov rides through the dust

Fass Bortolo rider Serguei Ivanov rides through the dust.

Peter van Petegem leads over the cobbles

Peter van Petegem leads over the cobbles.

Van Petegem leads over the cobbles

Van Petegem dishes out more hurt.

Peter van Petegem wins 2003 Paris-Roubaix

Peter van Petegemwins 2003 Paris-Roubaix in front of Dario Pieri and Viatcheslav Ekimov