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Cool Belgium's newest Cycling God Tom Boonen wins in The Hell

Congrats Tom on winning the historical double Tour of Flanders - Parijs-Roubaix And only 24 years old





Source: http://www.eurosport.com/home/pages/...to706629.shtml

Boonen paves way to historic double



Tom Boonen became only the ninth rider in history to score a Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix double with a superb win over the cobbles on Sunday. The Belgian out sprinted rivals George Hincapie and Juan Antonio Flecha in the Roubaix velodrome to become the 51st Belgian to win the event.


Boonen sealed the rare spring double after winning the Tour of Flanders race last Sunday.

"Winning today is more than fantastic," he said. "I hoped to win either the Tour of Flanders or Paris-Roubaix this spring but winning both is incredible."

The last rider to complete such a feat was Belgian Peter Van Petegem in 2003.

PARIS-ROUBAIX RESULT

1. Tom Boonen (Belgium / Quick-Step) 6:27:31"

2. George Hincapie (United States / Discovery Channel) ST

3. Juan Antonio Flecha (Spain / Fassa Bortolo)

4. Magnus Backstedt (Sweden / Liquigas) +1:09"

5. Lars Michaelsen (Denmark / Team CSC) +2:48"

6. Leon van Bon (Netherlands / Davitamon - Lotto) +3:45"

7. Florent Brard (France / Agritubel)

8. Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland / Fassa Bortolo)


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Yes, only 24 and really cute!!!

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Thé race of the year won by the new king of the classic season

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Was a great race.

I knew he gonne win that sprint, he's the best of them all
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i'm saying this as a cycling fan looking at a cyclist: HE'S THE MAN!

and as a girl looking at a guy: HE'S SO FINE!
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