Jungels follows Andy Schleck's wheel tracks for victory in Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Bob Jungels (Quick-Step Floors) wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege

History repeated itself in the best way possible for Bob Jungels on Sunday as the Quick-Step Floors racer netted Liège-Bastogne-Liège . It was his first Monument victory, but in an almost identical fashion to Luxembourg's previous win in La Doyenne with Andy Schleck nine years ago. In one of Liège-Bastogne-Liège's most exciting finales in years, Jungels stormed away over the top of the Cote de la Roche aux Faucons, the same climb where Schleck launched his winning, lone attack, nine years ago, 19 kilometres from the finish. Clad in the Luxemburg's national champion’s jersey, Jungels slowly but steadily carved out a winning margin that reached nearly a minute at one point. The advantage sagged dramatically to a third of that on the Cote de Saint-Nicolas, but then expanded again on the long draggy ascent to Ans, and which allowed him to celebrate his first-ever Monument win. "I'm a bit tired, ...

Read on Cycling News


More Like This

Card image cap

Quick-Step wins again as Jungels solos to Liège-Bastogne-Liège victory

View
Card image cap

Jungels wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege

View
Card image cap

24 things you need to know about the 2019 Liege-Bastogne-Liege

View
Card image cap

Formolo, Schachmann give Bora-Hansgrohe two on the podium at Liege-Bastogne-Liege

View
Card image cap

Kwiatkowski: I've been waiting for Liege-Bastogne-Liege all winter

View
Card image cap

Rivals: New Liège-Bastogne-Liège finish favors Sagan

View
Card image cap

Balancing tradition and change: Are the routes of the Monuments going stale?

View
Card image cap

Fuglsang lands victory at Liege-Bastogne-Liege a decade after debut

View
Card image cap

Quick-Step’s Bob Jungels solos to victory at Liège-Bastogne-Liège

View
Card image cap

Are the routes of the Monuments going stale?

View