2013 Liège–Bastogne–Liège

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2013 Liège–Bastogne–Liège
2013 UCI World Tour, race 13 of 28
Race details
Date 21 April 2013
Distance 261.5 km (162.5 mi)
Winning time 6h 38' 07" (39.411 km/h or 24.489 mph)
Palmares
Winner  Daniel Martin (IRE) (Garmin-Sharp)
Second  Joaquim Rodríguez (ESP) (Team Katusha)
Third  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) (Movistar Team)
2012
2014

The 2013 Liège–Bastogne–Liège was the 99th running of Liège–Bastogne–Liège, a single-day cycling race. It was held on 21 April 2013 over a distance of 261.5 kilometres (162.5 miles) and it was the thirteenth race of the 2013 UCI World Tour season. The race was won by Daniel Martin of Garmin-Sharp after he placed a late attack out of a group led by his teammate Ryder Hesjedal, to catch and eventually distance Joaquim Rodríguez who had to settle for second, while Alejandro Valverde won the sprint for third place.[1]

Teams[edit]

As Liège–Bastogne–Liège is a UCI World Tour event, all 19 UCI ProTeams were automatically invited and obligated to send a squad. Six other squads were given wildcard places into the race, and as such, will formed the event's 25-team peloton.[2]

The 19 UCI ProTeams that competed in the race:

The 6 teams who were given wild cards:

Results[edit]

[3]

Cyclist Team Time UCI World Tour
Points
1  Daniel Martin (IRL) Garmin-Sharp 6h 38' 07" 100
2  Joaquim Rodríguez (ESP) Team Katusha + 3" 80
3  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team + 9" 70
4  Carlos Betancur (COL) Ag2r-La Mondiale + 9" 60
5  Michele Scarponi (ITA) Lampre-Merida + 9" 50
6  Enrico Gasparotto (ITA) Astana + 18" 40
7  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 18" 30
8  Ryder Hesjedal (CAN) Garmin-Sharp + 18" 20
9  Rui Costa (POR) Movistar Team + 18" 10
10  Simon Gerrans (AUS) Orica-GreenEDGE + 18" 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Gregor (21 April 2013). "Dan Martin's Liege win is a 'dream come true'". Cycling Weekly (IPC Media). Retrieved 21 April 2013. 
  2. ^ Participating teams
  3. ^ "Daniel Martin wins Liège-Bastogne-Liège". Cyclingnews.com (Future plc). 21 April 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2013. 

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