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35th Liege-Bastogne-Liege 1949 (Belgium)

 
   
 
By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian
 

First non-Belgian Winner since 1930

Powerful Frenchman Camille Danguillaume, unfortunate in 1948 (late puncture), returned to Liege-Bastogne-Liege in 1949. Danguillaume sprinted away from the 6 rider breakaway to gain the victory. Danguillaume became the first foreign winner since 1930 German Hermann Buse in 1930.

L-B-L May 1, 1949
256 Km

1. Camille DANGUILLAUME (Fra) 6h57'40"

2. Adolf Verschueren (Bel)

3. Roger Gijselinck (Bel)

Starters: 117
Finishers: 47
Average Speed: 36.780 km/h

L-B-L 1948

L-B-L 1950

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