2014 Amstel Gold Race

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2014 Amstel Gold Race
2014 UCI World Tour, race 11 of 28
Race details
Date 20 April 2014
Distance 251 km (156.0 mi)
Winning time 6h 25' 57" (39.02 km/h or 24.25 mph)
Palmares
Winner  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) (BMC Racing Team)
Second  Jelle Vanendert (BEL) (Lotto-Belisol)
Third  Simon Gerrans (AUS) (Orica-GreenEDGE)
2013
2015

The 2014 Amstel Gold Race was the 49th running of the Amstel Gold Race, a single-day cycling race. It was held on 20 April 2014 over a distance of 251 kilometres (156.0 miles) and it was the eleventh race of the 2014 UCI World Tour season. It was won for the third time by Belgium's Philippe Gilbert, ahead of countryman Jelle Vanendert and Australia's Simon Gerrans.[1]

Teams[edit]

As the Amstel Gold Race was a UCI World Tour event, all 18 UCI ProTeams were invited automatically and obligated to send a squad. Six other squads were given wildcard places, thus completing the 24-team peloton.

The 24 teams competed in the race were:[2]


Results[edit]

Cyclist Team Time World Tour
Points
1  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team 6h 25' 57" 80
2  Jelle Vanendert (BEL) Lotto-Belisol + 5" 60
3  Simon Gerrans (AUS) Orica-GreenEDGE + 6" 50
4  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team + 6" 40
5  Michał Kwiatkowski (POL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step + 6" 30
6  Simon Geschke (GER) Giant-Shimano + 10" 22
7  Bauke Mollema (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 10" 14
8  Enrico Gasparotto (ITA) Astana + 10" 10
9  Daniel Moreno (ESP) Team Katusha + 10" 6
10  Yukiya Arashiro (JPN) Team Europcar + 12" 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Philippe Gilbert bursts clear for third win". BBC Sport (BBC). 20 April 2014. Retrieved 20 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Amstel Gold Race 2014 start list". cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 18 April 2014. 

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