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  Dan 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 Dan 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  Dan 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. ^ "Dan Martin wins Liège-Bastogne-Liège". Cyclingnews.com (Future plc). 21 April 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2013. 

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