BikeRaceInfo: Current and historical race results, plus interviews, bikes, travel, and cycling history

find us on Facebook See our youtube channel Cycling's 50 Craziest Stories Neugent Cycling Wheels Peaks Coaching: work with a coach! Schwab Cycles South Salem Cycleworks frames Shade Vise sunglass holder Advertise with us!

Search our site:
Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Sign up for our Email Newsletter

1969 Liège-Bastogne-Liège

55th edition: Sunday, April 22, 1969

Liège-Bastogne-Liège podium history | 1970 edition | 1968 edition |

127 starters, 30 classified finishers

Belgium, 253 km: 37.02 km/hr average speed

Eddy Merckx in the 1969 Giro d'Italia

Eddy Merckx riding stage 15 of the 1969 Giro d'Italia

Complete Results:

  1. Eddy Merckx (Faema) 6hr 50min 0sec
  2. Victor van Schil (Faema) s.t.
  3. Barry Hoban (Mercier-Hutchinson-BP) @ 8min 5sec
  4. Eric Leman (Flandria-De Clerck-Krüger) s.t.
  5. Wim Schepers (Caballero) s.t.
  6. Roger Swerts (Faema) s.t.
  7. Felice Gimondi (Salvarani) s.t.
  8. Frans Verbeeck (Geens-Diamant) s.t.
  9. Herman van Springel (Dr. Mann-Grundig) .t.
  10. Willy In't Ven (Dr. Mann-Grundig) s.t.
  11. Arie den Hartog (Caballero) s.t.
  12. Flaviano Vicentini (Filotex) @ 9min 21sec
  13. Roger Cooreman (Dr. Mann-Grundig) s.t.
  14. Franco Bitossi (Filotex) @ 9min 35sec
  15. Joseph Huysmans (Dr. Mann-Grundig) s.t.
  16. Peter Post (Willem II-Gazelle) s.t.
  17. Ronald de Witte (Dr. Mann-Grundig) s.t.
  18. Walter Godefroot (Flandria-De Clerck-Krüger) s.t.
  19. Willy Bocklant (Pull Over Centrale-Tasmanie-Novy) s.t.
  20. Roberto Poggiali (Salvarani) s.t.
  21. Martin Van den Bossche (Faema) @ 9min 50sec
  22. Roger de Vlaeminck (Flandria-De Clerck-Krüger) @ 10min 0sec
  23. Eddy Beugels (Mercier-Hutchinson-BP) s.t.
  24. Edward Janssens (Sonolor-lejeune) @ 16min 40sec
  25. Frans Mintjens (Faema) @ 20min 0sec
  26. Joseph Spruyt (Faema) s.t.
  27. Guy Vallee (Geens-Diamant) s.t.
  28. Marian Polansky (Geens-Diamant) s.t.
  29. Willy Van den Eynde (Goldor-Hertekamp-Gerka) s.t.
  30. Joseph Henikenne (Etalo-Siriki-Ventura) @ 23min 0sec