Sagan first reigning World Champion since Hinault to win Paris-Roubaix

Peter Sagan is the first reigning World champion since Bernard Hinault in 1981 to win Paris-Roubaix. He’s the sixth reigning World champion to win in Roubaix.

Reigning World champions with victory in Paris-Roubaix
2018 | Peter Sagan | SVK
1981 | Bernard Hinault | FRA
1978 | Francesco Moser | ITA
1968 | Eddy Merckx | BEL
1962 | Rik van Looy | BEL
1961 | Rik van Looy | BEL
1943 | Marcel Kint | BEL