Cycling, Edward Theuns, the First Classic win. The 28-year-old Belgian from the Pull-down Segafredo was a late attack in the sprintende pack just for you. Pascal Ackermann finished second, and Jasper De Buyst took the top three will be complete.

a lot of good people in this First of the Classic between Brakel and Haacht. Among others, Mathieu van der Poel, Peter Sagan and Greg Van Avermaet at the race. The last test before the world cup. Also, Jasper Stuyven, Mark Cavendish, Dylan Groenewegen, Jan Bakelants, Niki Terpstra and former winners such as Sean De Bie (2015), and André Greipel (2012) will be lined up at the start.

Then, Of Breussegem and Aaron Verwilst went on the offensive, the two Belgians were accompanied by the Fridtjof Roinas, Michael Schär, Dylan Bouwmans. The five front-runners cycled quickly to maintain a lead of six minutes with each other, but after that was gone the bonus, as snow before the sun.

and Then put Of of the Lake, a strong acceleration in the Moskensstraat in Overijse. Among others, peter Sagan, Van Avermaet and Stuyven brought with them. The group, however, was soon apprehended, and then the CCC-soldiers, Schär and Nathan Hooydonck, a koppeltijdrit of them.

when The duo were in the final stage, eaten, and later was Jasper Stuyven, a bunch sprint is to be avoided. To no avail. His ploegmakker Edward Theuns managed to pass there, it is possible to. The Belgian rider of Trek Segafredo kept close to the sprintersploegen and world cup favourites at the brewery of the Blue. A handsome win for the eighth profzege of his career.

but Van der Poel: “I need my legs to be tested, and they were feeling good” Of the Team: “it Was heavy, and when Van der Poel attacked” Theuns: “Ploegtactiek roundness”

“Finally, a book that I still have a win. Even though it was a while ago. For two years, in fact. This makes a lot of good,” said the 28-year-old, But. “This is a confirmation of my form from the last weeks. I was turned on to a powerful Ibm the Tour, the Vuelta a españa, I was a good one, but I couldn’t find my itinerary. On Friday, the rest of Flanders, that I was not very good. I had the same feeling, for me anyway.”

From the full finale, drew, Jasper Stuyven at the point of attack. Edward Theuns repte is for his team-mate, and showed him the three miles from the finish line in the pitch. It’s the beginning of a beautiful solo. “Jasper was at the head. Together with Mads Pedersen, I had to stop him. Our Table is in my ear screaming that I had to go because of a sore instances, it was in the past. That’s what I did anyway. So, I came up with Stuyven, and we, along with the full pound. To Stuyven said that, I only had to go as he runs out of driving it was. Jasper has been doing for the last turn in the lead and it was up to me. I don’t think I’ve ever been so stretched out all over the place, am driving. It was, however, a very positive result.”

a Lot of the lead was Theuns, ever. “In the last straight line, and stood in the wind and in addition right on the head. That made it even harder to deal with. I took everything out of my body, I felt that the large group getting ever closer it came. Look at the finish it was a relief to my shoulders. I wanted to be, after all, would have loved to have a victory. This is my way to be part of a team, to thank because they gave me a contract offer, after a difficult year. Today, we have the ploegtactiek perfect, complete.”