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1995 Tour of Flanders

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Dates  2 April 1995
Distance  261 km (162.2 mi)
Winner  Johan Museeuw (BEL)
Stages  1
Winning time  6h 36' 24"
Second  Fabio Baldato (ITA)
1995 Tour of Flanders

The 79th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 2 April 1995. It was the second leg of the 1995 UCI Road World Cup. Belgian Johan Museeuw won his second victory in the monument classic. The race started in Sint-Niklaas and finished in Meerbeke (Ninove).


Race summary

Pre-race favourite Johan Museeuw punctured on the Paddestraat, but returned before the race finale. Museeuw attacked on the Berendries climb, 33 km before the finish, in pursuit of Fabio Baldato and the two worked together until the Muur van Geraardsbergen. Museeuw distanced Baldato on the steep upper slopes of the Muur and powered on to the finish, taking his second win. Andrei Tchmil caught Baldato in the final kilometers, but was beaten by the Italian in the sprint for second place.


There were fifteen categorized climbs:


1995 Tour of Flanders Wikipedia

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