Cycling-Gilbert wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege Classic


Sun, 24 Apr 16:04:00 2011

Philippe Gilbert of Belgium won his fourth cycling classic victory in 10 days when he triumphed in the Liege-Bastogne-Liege race on Sunday.

Gilbert, already the winner of the Fleche Brabanconne, Amstel Gold Race and Fleche Wallone, finished ahead of Frank Schleck of Luxembourg. Third was Schleck's brother and team mate, Andy.

The three riders broke away on the Cote de la Roche aux Faucons, with 20 kms to go, and Gilbert outsprinted the brothers at the finish.


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