1979 Amstel Gold Race

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The 1979 Amstel Gold Race was the 14th edition of the annual road bicycle race "Amstel Gold Race", held on Sunday April 14, 1979 in the Dutch province of Limburg. The race stretched 237 kilometres, with the start in Heerlen and the finish in Meerssen. There were a total number of 137 competitors, while 32 cyclists actually finishing the race.

Final classification[edit]

RANK 14th AMSTEL GOLD RACE TIME
1.  Jan Raas (NED) 5:59:56
2.  Henk Lubberding (NED) + 0.39
3.  Sven-Åke Nilsson (SWE)
4.  Willy Teirlinck (BEL) + 1.06
5.  Joop Zoetemelk (NED)
6.  Michel Laurent (FRA)
7.  Frits Pirard (NED) + 1.13
8.  Lucien Van Impe (BEL) + 1.40
9.  Claude Criquielion (BEL)
10.  René Martens (BEL)

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