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Liège-Bastogne-Liège: Iconic images

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The Schleck brothers embrace after Andy's victory in 2009

The Schleck brothers embrace after Andy's victory in 2009
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Pantani signs autographs in 2002

Pantani signs autographs in 2002
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Bartoli celebrates on the podium in 1997

Bartoli celebrates on the podium in 1997
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Danilo Di Luca wins for Liquigas in 2007

Danilo Di Luca wins for Liquigas in 2007
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Bartoli successfully defends the title in 1998

Bartoli successfully defends the title in 1998
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Two in a row: Bartoli on the podium in 1998

Two in a row: Bartoli on the podium in 1998
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Andy Schleck crosses the winning line in 2009

Andy Schleck crosses the winning line in 2009
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A sweeping shot of the peloton from 2009

A sweeping shot of the peloton from 2009
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2008: Valverde wins for the second time in three years

2008: Valverde wins for the second time in three years
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Berzin (Gewiss) won the race in 1994. A few weeks later he beat Indurain and Pantani to take the Giro

Berzin (Gewiss) won the race in 1994. A few weeks later he beat Indurain and Pantani to take the Giro
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Alejandro Valverde winning the race in 2006 before Puerto

Alejandro Valverde winning the race in 2006 before Puerto
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Jan Ullrich left Telekom in 2002 and found a new home at Coast

Jan Ullrich left Telekom in 2002 and found a new home at Coast
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Tyler Hamilton in his CSC colours

Tyler Hamilton in his CSC colours
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Lance Armstrong on the attack in 2003

Lance Armstrong on the attack in 2003
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Frank Vandenbroucke raced in 2003 but was a shadow of his former self

Frank Vandenbroucke raced in 2003 but was a shadow of his former self
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Tyler Hamilton back in 2003. He's the only American to have won the race

Tyler Hamilton back in 2003. He's the only American to have won the race
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Paolo Bettini taking his second and final win in 2002

Paolo Bettini taking his second and final win in 2002
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Oscar Camenzind winning the sprint in 2001

Oscar Camenzind winning the sprint in 2001
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Bettini launched himself onto the big stage with his win in 2000

Bettini launched himself onto the big stage with his win in 2000
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Frank Vandenbroucke took his biggest win in 1999.

Frank Vandenbroucke took his biggest win in 1999.
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Richard had his best year in 1996. In August he won the Olympic road race

Richard had his best year in 1996. In August he won the Olympic road race
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Richard after winning the 1996 event

Richard after winning the 1996 event
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Pascal Richard was one of his generations best one day racers

Pascal Richard was one of his generations best one day racers
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A year after Berzin it was Mauro Gianetti who won the race

A year after Berzin it was Mauro Gianetti who won the race
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A tired Bettini had no answer for Davide Rebellin in 2004

A tired Bettini had no answer for Davide Rebellin in 2004
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Juan Antonio Flecha back in his ibanesto days

Juan Antonio Flecha back in his ibanesto days
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Roberto Heras (US Postal)

Roberto Heras (US Postal)
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World Champion Bettini stretching out the field

World Champion Bettini stretching out the field
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Andy Schleck on the podium in 2009 after his first and so far only classic win

Andy Schleck on the podium in 2009 after his first and so far only classic win
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Five years after his first win Alexandre Vinokourov came back to win in 2010

Five years after his first win Alexandre Vinokourov came back to win in 2010
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Italian heroes: Bugno and Pantani at the start in 1997

Italian heroes: Bugno and Pantani at the start in 1997
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Pantani out of the saddle in 1997. Then world champion Johan Museeuw in the background

Pantani out of the saddle in 1997. Then world champion Johan Museeuw in the background
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Marco Pantani riding Liege in 1998

Marco Pantani riding Liege in 1998
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Tyler Hamilton winning in 2003

Tyler Hamilton winning in 2003
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Michele Bartoli was on a different planet in 1997

Michele Bartoli was on a different planet in 1997
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Bartoli, Sorensen, Virenque, Jalabert and Sunderland in 1997

Bartoli, Sorensen, Virenque, Jalabert and Sunderland in 1997
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Jalabert sets the pace in 1996

Jalabert sets the pace in 1996
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Bartoli winning his first Liege title in 1997

Bartoli winning his first Liege title in 1997
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Bartoli stretches Frank Vandenbroucke to breaking point

Bartoli stretches Frank Vandenbroucke to breaking point
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Danilo Di Luca would win the race in 2007. Here he is a few years before

Danilo Di Luca would win the race in 2007. Here he is a few years before
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A young Marco Pinotti (Lampre) leads a break

A young Marco Pinotti (Lampre) leads a break
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Victor Hugo Pena (US Postal)

Victor Hugo Pena (US Postal)
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Kim Kirchen on the attack

Kim Kirchen on the attack
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This Sunday marks the end of the Spring Classics with Liège-Bastogne-Liège drawing down the curtain on what has arguably been one of the most exciting spring campaigns in recent memory.

To mark Sunday's race, Cyclingnews takes a look back at some of the most iconic moments from 'La Doyenne', stretching back to the early 1990s.