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1979 Liège–Bastogne–Liège

The 1979 Liège–Bastogne–Liège was the 65th edition of the Liège–Bastogne–Liège cycle race and was held on 22 April 1979. The race started and finished in Liège. The race was won by Dietrich Thurau of the IJsboerke team.

1979 Liège–Bastogne–Liège
Race details
Dates22 April 1979
Stages1
Distance241.7[1] km (150.2 mi)
Winning time6h 35' 00"
Results
  Winner  Dietrich Thurau (FRG) (IJsboerke–Warncke Eis)
  Second  Bernard Hinault (FRA) (Renault–Gitane)
  Third  Daniel Willems (BEL) (IJsboerke–Warncke Eis)
← 1978
1980 →

General classificationEdit

Final general classification[2][3][4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Dietrich Thurau (FRG) IJsboerke–Warncke Eis 6h 35' 00"
2   Bernard Hinault (FRA) Renault–Gitane + 55"
3   Daniel Willems (BEL) IJsboerke–Warncke Eis + 55"
4   Gianbattista Baronchelli (ITA) Magniflex–Famcucine + 55"
5   Eddy Schepers (BEL) DAF Trucks–Aida + 55"
6   Lucien Van Impe (BEL) Kas–Campagnolo + 55"
7   Michel Pollentier (BEL) Splendor–Euro Soap + 55"
8   Alfons De Wolf (BEL) Lano–Boule d'Or + 55"
9   Herman Van Springel (BEL) Marc Zeep Savon-Superia + 55"
10   Michel Laurent (FRA) Renault–Gitane + 55"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Liège-Bastogne-Liège (World Tour), Belgium". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  2. ^ "1979 Liège-Bastogne-Liège". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  3. ^ "65ème Liège-Bastogne-Liège 1979". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 7 July 2004.
  4. ^ "1979 Liège - Bastogne - Liège". First Cycling. Retrieved 24 November 2017.