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‘I wanted this so badly’ – Demi Vollering becomes new queen of Ardennes Classics

Demi Vollering storms across the finish line to win Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Capturing victory at all the Ardennes Classics – Amstel Gold Race, Flèche Wallonne, and Liège-Bastogne-Liège – in one season is a rare feat that has only been accomplished by four riders in history: Davide Rebellin in 2004, Philippe Gilbert in 2011, Anna van der Breggen in 2017 and now Demi Vollering, who added her name to the prestigious club on Sunday.

“[Liège-Bastogne-Liège] was the most difficult of the three. Especially because I put a lot of pressure on myself to achieve this unique series,” Vollering said after out-sprinting Elisa Longo Borghini to take the victory in Liège.

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