Which edition of Paris-Roubaix was the best? You decide in the semifinals

Tom Boonen, Mat Hayman and Ian Stannard
(Image credit: Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

Mat Hayman's 2016 victory in Paris-Roubaix and Fabian Cancellara's incredible performance to win the race in 2010 topped the voting in round 2 of our reader poll to determine the best edition of the 'Hell of the North' in a Cyclingnews Twitter poll.

Hayman's unexpected win came only six weeks after the Australian fractured his collarbone and - in what should be an inspiration for our currently locked down peloton - he used Zwift to keep his form and motivation on the indoor trainer.

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Round 2 Heat 1
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
2005Tom Boonen's first win over George Hincapie, Juan Antonio Flecha6.90
2016Mat Hayman out-sprints Boonen to win six weeks after collarbone break55.70
2012Tom Boonen goes long, soloing for 52km to equal record28.70
2011Johan Vansummeren stays away8.70
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Round 2 Heat 2
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
2007Stuart O'Grady goes solo11.40
2010Fabian Cancellara strong solo sparks motor accusations36.80
2019Philippe Gilbert fulfils his destiny22.80
2018Peter Sagan escapes 54km out then beats Silvan Dillier29.10
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Repechage Heat 1
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
2006Cancellara solos to win after leaders disqualified at level crossing36.50
1996Museeuw leads Mapei podium sweep19.60
2000Museeuw wins after leg injury17.10
2014Niki Terpstra wins in tactical battle26.80
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Repechage Heat 2
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
2004Magnus Backstedt sprint victory14.20
2008Boonen gets away to beat Cancellara43.80
1994Andrei Tchmil wins muddy edition16.20
2002Johan Museeuw wins last muddy centenary edition25.80

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