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Jungels third Luxembourg winner of Liège-Bastogne-Liège

Bob Jungels became the third Luxembourg winner of Liège-Bastogne-Liège after Andy Schleck (2009) and Marcel Ernzer (1954). He’s the second reigning Luxembourg champion after Marcel Ernzer to win La Doyenne.

Michael Woods ended seconds and became the first Canadian rider to get a podium spot in this classic.

Luxembourg winners of Liège-Bastogne-Liège
2018 | Bob Jungels
2009 | Andy Schleck
1954 | Marcel Ernzer

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PREVIEW: Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Sunday is the fourth of the monuments, Liege-Bastogne-Liege. Hereby a little statistical preview.

Most wins
5 | Eddy Merckx | BEL | 1969, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975
4 | Moreno Argentin | ITA | 1985, 1986, 1987, 1991
4 | Alejandro Valverde  Belmonte | SPA | 2006, 2008, 2015, 2017
3 | Léon Houa | BEL | 1892, 1893, 1894
3 | Alfons Schepers | BEL | 1929, 1931, 1935
3 | Fred de Bruyne | BEL | 1956, 1958, 1959
2 | Louis Mottiat | BEL | 1921, 1922
2 | René Vermandel | BEL | 1923, 1924
2 | Richard Depoorter | BEL | 1943, 1947
2 | Prosper Depredomme | BEL | 1946, 1950
2 | Ferdinand Kübler | SUI | 1951, 1952
2 | Joseph Bruyère | BEL | 1976, 1978
2 | Bernard Hinault | FRA | 1977, 1980
2 | Sean Kelly | IRL | 1984, 1989
2 | Michele Bartoli | ITA | 1997, 1998
2 | Paolo Bettini | ITA | 2000, 2002
2 | Alexandre Vinokourov | KAZ | 2005, 2010

Most podiums
7 | Eddy Merckx | BEL
7 | Alejandro Valverde Belmonte | SPA
5 | Davide Rebellin | ITA
4 | Moreno Argentin | ITA
4 | Walter Godefroot | BEL
4 | Raymond Impanis | BEL
4 | Frans Verbeeck | BEL