How much prize money did Philippe Gilbert get for winning Paris-Roubaix 2019?

This is the reward for victory in the ‘Queen of the Classics’

Philippe Gilbert wins Paris-Roubaix 2019 (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

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Paris-Roubaix 2019 was an exhilarating spectacle, with Philippe Gilbert (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) beating Nils Politt (Katusha-Alpecin) in a sprint finish inside the Roubaix velodrome.

That makes it four different Monument wins for Gilbert, who won the Tour of Flanders in 2017, Liège-Bastogne-Liège in 2011, and Il Lombardia in 2009 and 2010.

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.