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Paris-Roubaix 2024: who can beat Mathieu van der Poel ? Information from “L’Enfer du Nord”

Sunday April 7, Mathieu van der Poel is one of the favorites   his own succession during Paris-Roubaix 2024. With a course of 260 kilometers, the 121st edition of the legendary race will be demanding. Course, TV broadcast, prize list… Discover all the information on "L'Enfer du Nord".

This Sunday, one of the legendary cycling races makes its return. After the victory of Mathieu van der Poel last year, this 121st ;edition will challenge the many runners who have come to challenge the cobblestones of the North. For this new meeting, the Alpecin team – Deceuninck aims for the pass of three after the victories of Jasper Philipsen during Milan-San Remo and Mathieu van der Poel at the Tour of Flanders. Coming back stronger than ever after  s a past winter&eac; in cyclo-cross, the grandson of Raymond Poulidor has the opportunity to achieve a performance, done by Tom Boonen for the last time. Winner the&#39 Last year, the Dutchman could succeed the Belgian, making a double. Another runner à to be one of the favorites, his teammate Jasper Philipsen, second last year. Among the outsiders, we find Mads Pedersen, Stefan Küng or Yves Lampaert. Wout van Aert declaredé package.

For this 121st edition, a chicane was added. set up just before the Trouée d'Arenberg to slow down the runners ' entry into this difficult sector negotiate. Mathieu van der Poel did not hide his his dissatisfaction with the creation of this chicane: "First of all, I think it's good that they are trying something. But in my opinion, the chicane is not the right solution and also doing it in the week before the race is not the best option either. Obviously it's one of the most dangerous places of the season, so it's good that they're thinking about it. change, but for me change is not always the best thing to do. do". After the terrible fall during the fourth stage at Tour du Pays Basque in which&nbsp ;Primoz Roglic, Remco Evenepoel and especially Jonas Vingegaard fell, the Dutchman returned to safety. of riders: "I believe that the most dangerous element in cycling is the riders themselves. We take the risks and that's the main problem, everyone wants to be in front in the same place and that's not possible. We can change a lot of things to make it better, but it will never be completely secure. Before concluding that "The riders are the main problem, but I also join in " the party, if you want to win, you have to be there. où everyone wants to be there at crucial moments. I don't want to be a spokesperson because I'm world champion, I give my opinion if I'm asked, but if the rest of the peloton thinks otherwise, I will follow. I'll try to win on Sunday, with or without the chicane".

À what time does Paris-Roubaix start 2024 ? 

For this 121st edition, the race will start at 11:10 a.m. from Compiègne. An arrival at the Roubaix cycle track is planned for around 5:00 p.m.

Which channel to watch Paris-Roubaix 2024?

TV rights holder, France 3 and Eurosport 1 will broadcast Paris-Roubaix 2024 à from 11:00 a.m.

How to follow Paris-Roubaix 2024 streaming ?

If you want to follow Paris-Roubaix 2024 on your computer, phone or tablet, you will need to subscribe to a subscription on MyCanal or create an account on France tv.

Who are the favorites for Paris-Roubaix 2024 ? 

Winner last year, Mathieu van der Poelis among the big favorites for Paris-Roubaix 2024. The Dutch rider has the opportunity to do the double, a performance achieved for the last time by Tom Boonen (2008-2009). Since the start of the season, appearances by the title holder have been rare on the road. On the other hand, he dominated the cyclo-cross circuit during the winter. Second last year, Jasper Philipsen plans to take his revenge and put his name on the list of winners of the legendary event. Among the French, Christophe Laporte (6th in 2021 and 10th in 2023) and Florian Sénéchal (6th in the' (tested in 2019) could have their say say, despite a complicated start to the season.

What is the route of Paris-Roubaix 2024 ? 

On the program for Paris-Roubaix 2024: 260 kilometers – a record distance for 30 years – including 56 over 29 paved sectors. Among them, we find three must-sees: the Trouée d'Arenberg, Mons-en-Pévèle and the Carrefour de l'Arbre, borrow' oacute; &agrav; a little less than twenty kilometers from the arrival to Roubaix.

What are the results of Paris-Roubaix ?

Here are the winners of "L'Hell of the North" from Paris-Roubaix in 2000:  

  • 2023: Mathieu van der Poel (Netherlands)
  • 2022: Dylan van Baarle (Netherlands)
  • 2021: Sonny Colbrelli (Italy)
  • 2020 : not disputé due to Covid-19
  • 2019: Philippe Gilbert (Belgium)
  • 2018: Peter Sagan (Slovakia)
  • 2017: Greg Van Avermaet (Belgium)
  • 2016: Mathew Hayman (Australia)
  • 2015: John Degenkolb (Germany)
  • 2014: Niki Terpstra (Netherlands)
  • 2013: Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland)
  • 2012: Tom Boonen (Belgium)
  • 2011: Johan Vansummeren (Belgium)
  • 2010: Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland)
  • 2009: Tom Boonen (Belgium)
  • 2008: Tom Boonen (Belgium)
  • 2007: Stuart O'Grady (Australia)
  • 2006: Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland)
  • 2005: Tom Boonen (Belgium)
  • 2004: Magnus Bäckstedt (Sweden)
  • 2003: Peter Van Petegem (Belgium)
  • 2002: Johan Museeuw (Belgium)
  • 2001: Servais Knaven (Netherlands)
  • 2000: Johan Museeuw (Belgium)
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