Andy Schleck returned to the classics with a vengeance, hitting his knee on a pole in the Amstel Gold Race and retiring with more than 100km of racing to go. 534 more words
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More than 251 kilometres long, no less than 34 climbs feature in the Netherlands’ most important and testing Classic, culminating with an ascent of the short but punishing Cauberg climb near Maastricht and a final 900 metre dash from the Cauberg’s summit to the finish. 449 more words
Third time for Gilbert, Vanendert, Gerrans on podium
CYCLING – On Sunday, Philippe Gilbert won the Amstel Gold Race for the third time. He was also victorious in 2010 and 2011. Only Ducthman Jan Raas has won the Amstel Gold Race more often (5 times: 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980 and 1982).