Moerenhout wins championship

Rabobank rider gets national title

Koos Moerenhout has won the Dutch national championship in Heerlen-Langraaf, on Sunday.

In a thrilling finale Moerenhout emerged to lead home a group of six riders who finished just eleven seconds ahead of the remnants of the peloton. The Rabobank rider out-sprinted Kenny Van Hummel (Skil-Shimano) and Joost van Leijen (Van Vliet-EBH Elshof) to claim victory.

The win was Moerenhout’s second victory in the national championships in three years, after his first win in 2007. The 35-year-old also continued his trade team’s dominance of the championship, it was the fourth successive victory by a member of the Rabobank squad.

 

Results
1Koos Moerenhout5:04:55 
2Kenny Van Hummel  
3Joost Van Leijen  
4Bobbie Traksel  
5Addy Engels  
6Sebastian Langeveld  
7Maarten Tjallingii  
8Theo Eltink0:00:11 
9Martijn Maaskant  
10Reinier Honig  
11Huub Duyn  
12Maarten De Jonge  
13Rob Ruygh  
14Arjan De Baat  
15Aart Vierhouten  
16Steven De Jongh  
17Floris Goesinnen  
18Piet Rooyakkers  
19Koen De Kort  
20Thijs Al0:00:14 
21Albert Timmer0:00:15 
22Robert Gesink  
23Pieter Weening  
24Karsten Kroon  
25Johnny Hoogerland  
26Niki Terpstra  
27Jeroen Boelen0:01:11 
28Servais Knaven0:01:14 
29Stefan Van Dijk  
30Jos Pronk  
31Rikke Dijkxhoorn  
32Laurens Ten Dam0:03:20 
33Lars Boom  
34Wout Poels  
35Stef Clement0:03:27 
36Roy Curvers  
37Thomas Berkhout  
38Matthe Pronk0:04:08 
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