Cross, Eli Iserbyt have to wait a bit longer for an eighth title. At Yet, he had to settle with fifth place. “I didn’t have a great day and then I come across a post,” said the 22-year-old of West-Flanders.

Iserbyt was looking forward to a duel with Van der Poel, and in the first two rounds to make a good impression, but after that it was a mistake. “I was a little less than normal, and I have made a bit more mistakes. When I was a post hit, I was out of my rhythm and found that I can no longer go back. After that, I was left with the errors are allowed to accumulate. I didn’t top it today. Was definitely for the better, he put me in the very beginning, under pressure, and he has made me a little bit in order to make any mistakes.” Check out the full interview in the video above.