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1972 Liège-Bastogne-Liège

58th edition: Sunday, April 22, 1972

Liège-Bastogne-Liège podium history | 1973 edition | 1971 edition |

129 starters, 42 classified finishers

Belgium, 239 km: 36.49 km/hr average speed

Eddy Merckx in 1970

Eddy Merckx in 1970

Complete Results:

  1. Eddy Merckx (Molteni) 6hr 33min 0sec
  2. Wim Schepers (Rokado) @ 2min 40sec
  3. Herman van Springel (Molteni) @ 4min 35sec
  4. Roger Swerts (Molteni) @ 5min 26sec
  5. Georges Pintens (Van Cauter-Magniflex-De Gribaldy) s.t.
  6. Leif Mortensen (Bic) s.t.
  7. Raymond Delisle (Peugeot-BP) s.t.
  8. Gilbert Bellone (Rokado) @ 6min 38sec
  9. Victor van Schil (Molteni) @ 6min 46sec
  10. Robert Bouloux (Peugeot-BP) s.t.
  11. Bernard Thévenet (Peugeot-BP) s.t.
  12. Barry Hoban (Gan-Mercier) s.t.
  13. Alain Santy (Bic) s.t.
  14. Jos Spruyt (Molteni) s.t.
  15. Willy van Neste (Beaulieu-Flandria) s.t.
  16. Ward Janssens (Van Cauter-Magniflex-De Gribaldy) s.t.
  17. Joaquim Agostinho (Van Cauter-Magniflex-De Gribaldy) s.t.
  18. Joop Zoetemelk (Beaulieu-Flandria) @ 6min 49sec
  19. Willy van Malderghem (Watney-Avia) @ 7min 4sec
  20. Lucien Aimar (Rokado) s.t.
  21. Gerben Karstens (Rokado) @ 10min 6sec
  22. Tino Tabak (Goudsmit-Hoff) @ 10min 17sec
  23. Yves Hézard (Sonolor-Lejeune) @ 10min 40sec
  24. Ferdinand Bracke (Peugeot-BP) s.t.
  25. Karl-Heinz Kunde (Rokado) s.t.
  26. Eddy Cael (Novy-Dubble Bubble) s.t.
  27. Wim Prinsen (Goudsmit-Hoff) s.t.
  28. Johan de Muynck (Beaulieu-Flandria) @ 11min 27sec
  29. Michel Coulon (Watney-Avia) s.t.
  30. Ludo van staeyen (Van Cauter-Magniflex-De Gribaldy) s.t.
  31. Jos Ven der Vleuten (Goudsmit-Hoff) s.t.
  32. Willy de Geest (Van Cauter-Magniflex-De Gribaldy) s.t.
  33. Lucien van Impe (Sonolor-Lejeune) s.t.
  34. Jean-Pierre Danguillaume (Peugeot-BP) s.t.
  35. Eric Wijckaert (Novy-Dubble Bubble) s.t.
  36. André Poppe (Van Cauter-Magniflex-De Gribaldy) s.t.
  37. Luc van Goidsenhoven (Watney-Avia) s.t.
  38. Jean-Jacques Sanquer (Sonolor-Lejeune) s.t.
  39. Aimé Delaere (Novy-Dubble Bubble) s.t.
  40. Jean-Claude Genty (Bic) s.t.
  41. André Mollet (Peugeot-BP) s.t.
  42. Christian Palka (Bic) s.t.