2014 La Flèche Wallonne

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2014 La Flèche Wallonne
2014 UCI World Tour, race 12 of 28
Race details
Dates 23 April 2014
Stages 1
Distance 199 km (123.7 mi)
Winning time 4h 36' 45"
Results
  Winner  Alejandro Valverde (Spain) (Movistar Team)
  Second  Dan Martin (Ireland) (Garmin–Sharp)
  Third  Michał Kwiatkowski (Poland) (Omega Pharma–Quick-Step)
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The 2014 La Flèche Wallonne was the 78th running of La Flèche Wallonne, a single-day cycling race. It was held on 23 April 2014 over a distance of 199 kilometres (123.7 miles) and it was the twelfth race of the 2014 UCI World Tour season. It was won for the second time by Spain's Alejandro Valverde, ahead of Ireland's Dan Martin and Poland's Michał Kwiatkowski.[1]

Teams[edit]

As La Flèche Wallonne 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]

Cyclist Team Time World Tour
Points
1  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team 4h 36' 45" 80
2  Dan Martin (IRL) Garmin–Sharp + 3" 60
3  Michał Kwiatkowski (POL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step + 4" 50
4  Bauke Mollema (NED) Belkin Pro Cycling + 4" 40
5  Tom-Jelte Slagter (NED) Garmin–Sharp + 6" 30
6  Jelle Vanendert (BEL) Lotto–Belisol + 6" 22
7  Michael Albasini (SUI) Orica–GreenEDGE + 8" 14
8  Roman Kreuziger (CZE) Tinkoff–Saxo + 8" 10
9  Daniel Moreno (ESP) Team Katusha + 11" 6
10  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 15" 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Gregor (23 April 2014). "Alejandro Valverde back on top in Classics with Fleche Wallonne win". Cycling Weekly. IPC Media. Retrieved 24 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "La Flèche Wallonne 2014 start list". La Flèche Wallonne. Amaury Sport Organisation. Archived from the original on 2014-04-14. Retrieved 23 April 2014. 

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