Bob Jungels makes sensational solo effort to win Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2018

The Luxembourg champion got away just after the Côte de Roche-aux-Faucons and held on for victory

Bob Jungels wins the 2018 Liège-Bastogne-Liège (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Bob Jungels (Quick-Step) left all the favourites in his wake with a long-range solo attack to win the 2018 Liège-Bastogne-Liège.

The Luxembourg champion broke off the front of the lead group just after they had climbed the Côte de Roche-aux-Faucons with 19.6km to go, with no-one immediately following him.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

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