2014 Liège–Bastogne–Liège

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2014 Liège–Bastogne–Liège
2014 UCI World Tour, race 13 of 28
Race details
Dates 27 April 2014
Stages 1
Distance 263 km (163.4 mi)
Winning time 6h 37' 43"
Results
  Winner  Simon Gerrans (AUS) (Orica–GreenEDGE)
  Second  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) (Movistar Team)
  Third  Michał Kwiatkowski (POL) (Omega Pharma–Quick-Step)
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The 2014 Liège–Bastogne–Liège was the 100th running of Liège–Bastogne–Liège, a single-day cycling race. It was held on 27 April 2014 over a distance of 263 kilometres (163.4 miles) and it was the thirteenth race of the 2014 UCI World Tour season. It was won by Simon Gerrans in a four-rider sprint finish – becoming the first Australian to win the race[1] – ahead of Alejandro Valverde, Michał Kwiatkowski and Giampaolo Caruso.[2]

Teams[edit]

As Liège–Bastogne–Liège 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:[3]

Results[edit]

Cyclist Team Time UCI World Tour
Points
1  Simon Gerrans (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE 6h 37' 43" 100
2  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team s.t. 80
3  Michał Kwiatkowski (POL) Omega Pharma–Quick-Step s.t. 70
4  Giampaolo Caruso (ITA) Team Katusha s.t. 60
5  Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 3" 50
6  Tom-Jelte Slagter (NED) Garmin–Sharp + 3" 40
7  Roman Kreuziger (CZE) Tinkoff–Saxo + 3" 30
8  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 3" 20
9  Daniel Moreno (ESP) Team Katusha + 5" 10
10  Romain Bardet (FRA) Ag2r–La Mondiale + 6" 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reed, Ron (28 April 2014). "Simon Gerrans first Aussie to win Liege-Bastogne-Liege race". Herald Sun. The Herald and Weekly Times. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Puddicombe, Stephen (27 April 2014). "Simon Gerrans wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege". Cycling Weekly. IPC Media. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Liège–Bastogne–Liège 2014 start list". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Archived from the original on 2014-04-27. Retrieved 27 April 2014. 

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