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Martin wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic

Updated: April 21, 2013, 12:31 PM ET
Associated Press

BRUSSELS -- Daniel Martin of Ireland won the hilly Liege-Bastogne-Liege race Sunday, pulling away from Spain's Joaquim Rodriguez in the uphill stretch to the finish to take cycling's oldest classic.

Martin made sure he wouldn't be beaten by Rodriguez's sprint and made his move at the right moment with such a strong kick he had time to look back and celebrate by waving arms before crossing the line.

`'I didn't want to wait for the sprint and that is why I went at that point," Martin ...

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