Bob Jungels wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege via a solo effort
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Bob Jungels wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege via a solo effort

Bob Jungels


Quick Step Floors’ rider Bob Jungels has won this year’s Liege-Bastogne-Liege race producing a spectacular performance to win what’s known as the oldest classic from the five monument races.


Canada’s rider Michael Woods (EF Education First/Drapac) claimed second place ahead of Fleche Wallonne champion Julian Alaphilippe, Jungels’ teammate.


“I made the most of my rouleur abilities in the finale. And I needed to be very careful with how I used my strength, especially when we got to Saint-Nicolas,” Jungels said.


“I couldn’t push too deep. And then I still feared being caught in the finale. It was the longest kilometer in my life. I only saw I could win when I entered the last curve, not before.”


Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2018 result


1 Bob Jungels (Lux) Quick-Step Floors 6hr 24min 44sec

2 Michael Woods (Can) EF Education First/Drapac +37s

3 Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale same time

4 Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Quick-Step Floors +39s

5 Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) Bahrain-Merida all same time

6 Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Bahrain-Merida

7 Davide Formolo (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe

8 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Mitchelton-Scott

9 Sergio Henao (Col) Team Sky

10 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana


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