2011 Gent–Wevelgem

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2011 Gent–Wevelgem
2011 UCI World Tour, race 6 of 27
Boonen GW2011.JPG
Tom Boonen riding at Kemmelberg.
Race details
Date 27 March
Distance 219 km (136.1 mi)
Winner  Tom Boonen (BEL) (Quick-Step)
Second  Daniele Bennati (ITA) (Leopard Trek)
Third  Tyler Farrar (USA) (Garmin–Cervélo)

The 2011 Gent–Wevelgem was the 73rd running of the Gent–Wevelgem cycling race, held on 27 March 2011. Quick-Step's Tom Boonen won the race in a sprint finish ahead of Leopard Trek rider Daniele Bennati and Tyler Farrar of Garmin–Cervélo.[1]


As this is a UCI World Tour event, the organisers are obliged to give a place to each of the 18 ProTour teams. They also invited 7 wild card teams, indicated with an asterisk below. Each of the 25 teams were permitted up to eight riders: 196 riders began the race.[2]


Cyclist Team Time UCI World Tour
1  Tom Boonen (BEL) Quick-Step 4h 35' 00" 80
2  Daniele Bennati (ITA) Leopard Trek s.t. 60
3  Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin–Cervélo s.t. 50
4  André Greipel (GER) Omega Pharma–Lotto s.t. 40
5  Lloyd Mondory (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale s.t. 30
6  Mitchell Docker (AUS) Skil–Shimano s.t. -
7  Bernhard Eisel (AUT) HTC–Highroad s.t. 14
8  Kristof Goddaert (BEL) Ag2r–La Mondiale s.t. 10
9  Lars Boom (NED) Rabobank s.t. 6
10  Baden Cooke (AUS) Saxo Bank–SunGard s.t. 2


  1. "Boonen sprints to victory". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 27 March 2011. Retrieved 5 April 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Gent–Wevelgem". gent-wevelgem.be. 1 March 2011. Retrieved 1 March 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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