Cycling

Iglinskiy wins Liege Classic

2012-04-22 18:07
Maxim Iglinskiy (File)

Liege - Astana's Maxim Iglinskiy won the Liege-Bastogne-Liege here on Sunday, the Kazakh rider crossing the line at the end of cycling's oldest one-day classic 20 seconds clear of Italy's Vincenzo Nibali.

In third at the end of the 257.5km run came another Italian, Iglinskiy's team-mate Enrico Gasparotto, who got the better of a mini group of rivals in a sprint 36 seconds adrift.

French rider Thomas Voeckler took fourth in front of Ireland's Daniel Martin.

This was the 31-year-old Iglinskiy's first major classic crown and the second in a week for his team after Gasparotto's win in last Sunday's Amstel Gold race.

Result of the 257.5km Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic on Sunday:

1. Maxim Iglinskiy (KAZ) Astana) 6hr 43min 52sec, 2. Vincenzo Nibali (ITA/LIQ) at 21s, 3. Enrico Gasparotto (ITA/AST) 36, 4. Thomas Voeckler (FRA/EUC) s.t., 5. Daniel Martin (IRL/GRM) s.t., 6. Bauke Mollema (NED/RAB) s.t., 7. Samuel Sanchez (ESP/EUS) s.t., 8. Michele Scarponi (ITA/LAM) s.t., 9. Ryder Hesjedal (CAN/GRM) s.t., 10. Jelle Vanendert (BEL/LTB) s.t., 11. Rinaldo Nocentini (ITA/ALM) s.t., 12. Pierre Rolland (FRA/EUC) s.t., 13. Daniel Moreno (ESP/KAT) s.t., 14. Robert Kiserlovski (CRO/AST) s.t., 15. Joaquim Rodriguez (ESP/KAT) 1:00

Selected:


16. Philippe Gilbert (BEL/BMC) 1:27, 19. Simon Gerrans (AUS/GEC) 2:11, 23. Frank Schleck (LUX/RNT) s.t., 35. Damiano Cunego (ITA/LAM) s.t., 50. Andy Schleck (LUX/RNT) 5:39, 64. Samuel Sanchez (ESP/EUS) s.t., 112. Simon Clarke (AUS/GEC) 12:54

Read more on:    cycling
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

As the Absa Premiership nears the Christmas break, a little over half the season remains. Who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Which teams will be relegated? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Besides the 'Big 3' of rugby, cricket and soccer, which of the 'smaller' sports in South Africa do you enjoy the most?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.