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Winners announced for Pick Your Podium contest

  • By VeloNews.com
  • Published Apr. 10, 2013
Joel Melby of Champaign, Ill., won our Pick Your Podium game for Paris-Roubaix. Photo: BrakeThrough Media | VeloNews.com

We are pleased to announce that Joel Melby of Champaign, Ill., has won our Pick Your Podium contest for the 2013 Paris-Roubaix. Melby will receive a customized Trek Domane Project One bicycle, valued at up to $10,000.

Melby topped more than 750 competitors, scoring 20 points in our competition after successfully selecting Fabian Cancellara and Niki Terpstra on the podium in the velodrome at Roubaix, France.

With five entrants tied for second, with 19 points, Brian Handy was randomly selected as our runner-up. Handy, of Louisville, Ky., will take home a Bontrager RXL wheelset ($999 MSRP).

Tied with Handy and randomly selected for third, John Mendoza earned himself a Bontrager Spector helmet ($139 MSRP).

Stay tuned to VeloNews.com for future editions of Pick Your Podium, the game that pits cycling fans against each other in a race for points and big-time prizes. For more information on the game, visit our Pick Your Podium page.

Top 3 picks:
1. Joel Melby (20 points)
Fabian Cancellara
Peter Sagan
Niki Terpstra
Taylor Phinney
Lars Boom
Thor Hushovd
Mark Cavendish
Alexander Kristoff
Greg Van Avermaet
Edvald Boasson Hagen

2. Brian Handy (19 points)
Fabian Cancellara
Heinrich Haussler
Taylor Phinney
Greg Van Avermaet
Ian Stannard
Sylvain Chavanel
Sébastien Turgot
Jurgen Roelandts
Johan Vansummeren
Sep Vanmarcke

3. John Mendoza
Fabian Cancellara
Jurgen Roelandts
Sylvain Chavanel
Greg Van Avermaet
Niki Terpstra
Luca Paolini
Johan Vansummeren
Edvald Boasson Hagen
Taylor Phinney
Juan Antonio Flecha

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