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1987 World Pro Road Cycling Championships

54th edition: Sunday, September 6, 1987
Villach, Austria

World Road Cycling Championships podium history | 1988 edition | 1986 edition |

168 riders started, 71 classified finishers.
23 laps of 12 km, totaling 276 km. Winner's average speed: 40.39 km/hr

By winning the 1987 World Championships Stephen Roche had done what only one other man in cycling history, Eddy Merckx, had accomplished; win the Giro d'Italia, Tour de France and World Championships the same year.

Stephen Roche wins the 1987 World Road Championships

Stephen Roche is the 1987 World Road Champion

Complete Results:

  1. Stephen Roche (Ireland) 6h 50min 2sec
  2. Moreno Argentin (Italy) @ 1sec
  3. Juan Fernandez (Spain) s.t.
  4. Rolf Golz (Germany) s.t.
  5. Sean Kelly (Ireland) s.t.
  6. Steven Rooks (Netherlands) s.t.
  7. Teun van Vliet (Netherlands) s.t.
  8. Rolf Sorensen (Denmark) s.t.
  9. Erik Breukink (Netherlands) s.t.
  10. Claude Criquielion (Belgium) s.t.
  11. Guido Winterberg (Switzerland) s.t.
  12. Jorg Muller (Switzerland) s.t.
  13. Steve Bauer (Canada) s.t.
  14. Eric Vanderaerden (Belgium) @ 40sec
  15. Martial Gayant (Frnce) s.t.
  16. Paul Popp (Austria) s.t.
  17. Andreas Kappes (Germany) s.t.
  18. Adrie Van der Poel (Netherlands) s.t.
  19. Marc Sergeant (Belgium) s.t.
  20. Jeff Pierce (USA) s.t.
  21. Phil Anderson (Australia) s.t.
  22. Peter Stevenhaagen (Netherlands) s.t.
  23. Ferdu Van den Haute (Belgium) s.t.
  24. Czeslaw Lang (Poland) s.t.
  25. Ron Kiefel (USA) s.t.
  26. Guido Bontempi (Italy) s.t.
  27. Alfonso Gutierrez (Spain) s.t.
  28. Kars Wahlqvist (Sweden) s.t.
  29. Gerhard Zadrobilek (Austria) s.t.
  30. Kim Andersen (Denmark) s.t.
  31. Gilbert Glaus (Switzerland) s.t.
  32. Fabian Fuchs (Switzerland) s.t.
  33. Jan Nevens (Belgium) s.t.
  34. Lech Piesecki (Poland) s.t.
  35. Thomas Wegmuller (Switzerland) s.t.
  36. Celestino Prieto (Spain) s.t.
  37. Federico Echave (Spain) s.t.
  38. Marino Lejarreta (Spain) s.t.
  39. Jorgen Marcussen (Denmark) s.t.
  40. Alvaro Pino (Spain) s.t.
  41. Maurizio Fondriest (Italy) s.t.
  42. Gilbert Duclos-Lassalle) s.t.
  43. Masotoschi Ichikawa (Japan) s.t.
  44. Paul Kimmage (Ireland) s.t.
  45. Andrew Hampsten (USA) s.t.
  46. Peter Hilse (Germany) s.t.
  47. Erich Maechler (Switzerland) s.t.
  48. Giuseppe Saronni (Italy) s.t.
  49. Jean-François Bernard (France) s.t.
  50. Kurt Steinmann (Switzerland) s.t.
  51. Joop Zoetemelk (Netherlands) s.t.
  52. Robert Millar (Great Britain) s.t.
  53. Bruno Leali (Italy) s.t.
  54. Emanuele Bombini (Italy) s.t.
  55. Luciano Loro (Italy) s.t.
  56. Massimo Ghirotto (Italy) s.t.
  57. Gerrie Knetemann (Netherlands) s.t.
  58. Acacio Da Silva (Portugal) s.t.
  59. Marc Madiot (France) s.t.
  60. Guy Nulens (Belgium) s.t.
  61. Johan Van der Velde (Netherlands) s.t.
  62. Gianni Bugno (Italy) s.t.
  63. Othmar Hafliger (Switzerland) s.t.
  64. Miguel Indurain (Spain) s.t.
  65. Roberto Pagnin (Italy) s.t.
  66. Francesco Moser (Italy) s.t.
  67. Jonathan Boyer (USA) @ 1min 45sec
  68. Etienne de Wilde (Belgium) s.t.
  69. Frédéric Brun (France) s.t.
  70. Sean Yates (Great Britain) s.t.
  71. Jozef Lieckens (Belgium) s.t.