Annemiek van Vleuten resumes normal service with dominant win at Liège-Bastogne-Liège

Lizzie Deignan finished in seventh place after an aggressive display

Annemiek Van Vleuten wins Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2019 (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)

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World time trial champion Annemiek van Vleuten resumed her normal position on the top step of the podium by winning Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2019.

After finishing second in both the other recent Ardennes races, the Dutchwoman won her second Women’s WorldTour race of the year following her Strade Bianche success in March.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.