Simon Gerrans winner 2014 Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEDGE) became the first Australian to win the historic Liege-Bastogne-Liege with a perfectly timed sprint after Daniel Martin (Garmin-Sharp) fell in the final corner.

Simon Gerrans wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2014
Simon Gerrans wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2014

Simon Gerrans has chalked up some amazing results in the last two years with wins at Milan-San Remo, two Tour de France stages and yellow jersey, two National championships, a Tour Down Under win and this now will rank as one of his most significant career wins and rank Gerrans now as one of the most accomplished Australian riders.

Watch the Orica-GreenEDGE reaction

Here is the latest edition of the ORICA-GreenEDGE backstage pass on what was an historic day for Simon Gerrans and the team.

Results 2014 Liege-Bastogne-Liege 262km

1. Simon GERRANS, Orica-GreenEDGE, in 6:37:43
2. Alejandro VALVERDE BELMONTE, Movistar, at :00
3. Michal KWIATKOWSKI, Omega Pharma-Quick Step, at :00
4. Giampaolo CARUSO, Katusha, at :00
5. Domenico POZZOVIVO, Ag2r La Mondiale, at :03
6. Tom Jelte SLAGTER, Garmin-Sharp, at :03
7. Roman KREUZIGER, Tinkoff-Saxo, at :03
8. Philippe GILBERT, BMC Racing, at :03
9. Daniel MORENO FERNANDEZ, Katusha, at :05
10. Romain BARDET, Ag2r La Mondiale, at :06
11. Jelle VANENDERT, Lotto-Belisol, at :08
12. Enrico GASPAROTTO, Astana, at :10
13. Damiano CUNEGO, Lampre-Merida, at :10
14. Cyril GAUTIER, Europcar, at :10
15. Bauke MOLLEMA, Belkin, at :12
16. Rudy MOLARD, Cofidis, at :12
17. Tiago MACHADO, NetApp-Endura, at :12
18. Anthony ROUX,, at :12
19. Frank SCHLECK, Trek Factory Racing, at :12
20. Stefan DENIFL, IAM Cycling, at :12

Race report by TBL – The Bike Lane


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