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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]

2014 Liège–Bastogne–Liège
2014 UCI World Tour, race 13 of 28
Race details
Dates27 April 2014
Stages1
Distance263 km (163.4 mi)
Winning time6h 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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TeamsEdit

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]

ResultsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  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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