2017 La Flèche Wallonne

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2017 La Flèche Wallonne
2017 UCI World Tour, race 17 of 37
The route of the 2017 La Flèche Wallonne
The route of the 2017 La Flèche Wallonne
Race details
Dates 19 April 2017
Stages 1
Distance 204.5 km (127.1 mi)
Winning time 5h 15' 37"[1]
Results
  Winner  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) (Movistar Team)
  Second  Dan Martin (IRL) (Quick-Step Floors)
  Third  Dylan Teuns (BEL) (BMC Racing Team)
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The 2017 La Flèche Wallonne was a road cycling one-day race that took place between Binche and Huy in Belgium, on 19 April 2017. It was the 81st edition of the La Flèche Wallonne and the seventeenth event of the 2017 UCI World Tour.[2][3]

Spanish rider Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team) won the race atop the Mur de Huy for the fourth successive year, and a record-extending fifth victory overall.[4] Ireland's Dan Martin finished second for Quick-Step Floors, while the podium was completed by the Belgian rider, Dylan Teuns for the BMC Racing Team. Of the race's 200 starters, 166 riders finished the race.[5]

Teams[edit]

As La Flèche Wallonne was a UCI World Tour event, all eighteen UCI WorldTeams were invited automatically and obliged to enter a team in the race. Seven UCI Professional Continental teams competed, completing the 25-team peloton.[6]

UCI WorldTeams

UCI Professional Continental teams

Result[edit]

Result[1]
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team 5h 15' 37"
2  Dan Martin (IRL) Quick-Step Floors + 1"
3  Dylan Teuns (BEL) BMC Racing Team + 1"
4  Sergio Henao (COL) Team Sky + 1"
5  Michael Albasini (SUI) Orica–Scott + 1"
6  Warren Barguil (FRA) Team Sunweb + 1"
7  Michał Kwiatkowski (POL) Team Sky + 1"
8  Rudy Molard (FRA) FDJ + 1"
9  David Gaudu (FRA) FDJ + 1"
10  Diego Ulissi (ITA) UAE Team Emirates + 1"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Classifications 2017". La Flèche Wallonne. Amaury Sport Organisation. 19 April 2017. Retrieved 21 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "UCI expands WorldTour to 37 events". Cycling News. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "The UCI reveals expanded UCI WorldTour calendar for 2017". UCI. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  4. ^ Ryan, Barry (19 April 2017). "Valverde wins his record fifth Fleche Wallonne". Cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 20 April 2017. 
  5. ^ "La Flèche Wallonne 2017". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 20 April 2017. 
  6. ^ Cunningham, Josh (21 February 2017). "Fleche Wallonne 2017: Route and teams confirmed". Cyclist. Dennis Publishing. Retrieved 21 April 2017. 

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