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Paris-Roubaix 2024 route to have more cobbles than any recent edition

Sarah Gigante (Movistar) on her way to stage and overall victory on stage 3 of the Bright Brewery Tour of Bright

The organisers of Paris-Roubaix have brought back two sectors of the rough cobblestone roads that make the race famous for 2024, bringing the total distance raced over pavé to 55.7km – 3.2km more than last year and the most in the past 30 years.

Each year, the cobbled sectors are assigned numbers counting down to the final stretch just before the velodrome in Roubaix. As has been the case for years, there will be 29 sectors in 2024, with two returning roads at Briastre and Le Hameau du Buat slotting in at numbers 26 and 24, respectively. The Biastre sector was last included in 2019.

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