Kwiatkowski confirms promise with podium in Liège-Bastogne-Liège

He may have missed out on a win in the Ardennes Classics but Michal Kwiatkowski (Omega Pharma-Quickstep) was far from disappointed after finishing on a Monument podium for the first time in his career at Liège-Bastogne-Liège on Sunday. The Pole claimed third, in a sprint finish behind Simon Gerrans (Orica GreenEdge) and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar), two riders have although have consistently got the better of him, are ten and 11 years his senior.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.