The 54th edition of the Amstel Gold Race takes place Sunday 21 April. With narrow roads, dozens of hills and constant twisting and turning the race opens a trilogy of three Ardennes Classics. The 2019 route amounts to 165.7 kilometres. (Slideshow route/profile)
Michael Valgren Andersen is title holder. Last edition, the attacked with Roman Kreuziger in the last kilometres of the race. Pre-race favourites Peter Sagan, Alejandro Valverde and Tim Wellens merely looked at each other. The Dane said thank you and bested Kreuziger in a two-up sprint. Lone chaser Enrico Gasparotto finished in third.
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