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36th Liege-Bastogne-Liege 1950 (Belgium)

By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian

Liege-Bastogne-Liege 1950

The start list for the 1950 Liege-Bastogne-Liege conitnued to attract the biggest stars. Italian Fermo Camellini and German Jean Breuer broke away from the peloton before the turn in Bastogne. After 150 kms in front the breakaway duo was caught coming into Liege. A pack of 25 riders charged into the last km as 1946 L-B-L winner Prosper Depredomme burst off the front and take the prestigious victory.

L-B-L April 23, 1950
263 Km

1. Prosper DEPREDOMME (Bel) 7h25'25"

2. Jean Bogaerts (Bel) +3"

3. Edward Van Dijck (Bel)

Starters: 144
Finishers: 60
Average Speed: 35.431 km/h

L-B-L 1949

L-B-L 1951

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