2014 Gent–Wevelgem

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2014 Gent–Wevelgem
2014 UCI World Tour, race 7 of 28
Gent-Wevelgem 2014.jpg
The route of the 2014 Gent–Wevelgem.
Race details
Date 30 March 2014
Distance 233 km (144.8 mi)
Winning time 5h 34' 43" (41.779 km/h or 25.960 mph)
Palmares
Winner  John Degenkolb (GER) (Giant-Shimano)
Second  Arnaud Démare (FRA) (FDJ.fr)
Third  Peter Sagan (SVK) (Cannondale)
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2015

The 2014 Gent–Wevelgem was the 76th running of the Gent–Wevelgem single-day cycling race. It was held on 30 March 2014, over a distance of 233 kilometres (144.8 miles) and was the seventh race of the 2014 UCI World Tour season. It was won by John Degenkolb in the sprint ahead of Arnaud Démare and Peter Sagan.[1]

Teams[edit]

As Gent–Wevelgem was a UCI World Tour event, all 18 UCI ProTeams were invited automatically and obligated to send a squad. Seven other squads were given wildcard places, thus completing the 25-team peloton.

The 25 teams that competed in the race were:[2]

Results[edit]

The podium (from left to right): Arnaud Démare, John Degenkolb and Peter Sagan.
Cyclist Team Time
1  John Degenkolb (GER) Giant-Shimano 5h 34' 43"
2  Arnaud Démare (FRA) FDJ.fr s.t.
3  Peter Sagan (SVK) Cannondale s.t.
4  Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) Belkin Pro Cycling s.t.
5  Tom Boonen (BEL) Omega Pharma-Quick Step s.t.
6  Tom Van Asbroeck (BEL) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise s.t.
7  Alexey Tsatevich (RUS) Team Katusha s.t.
8  Yauheni Hutarovich (BLR) Ag2r-La Mondiale s.t.
9  Thor Hushovd (NOR) BMC Racing Team s.t.
10  Jürgen Roelandts (BEL) Lotto-Belisol s.t.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "John Degenkolb outpaces Demare and Sagan". BBC Sport (BBC). 30 March 2014. Retrieved 30 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Gent–Wevelgem 2014 start list". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 30 March 2014. 

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