Nys wins GP Stad Eeklo in sprint finish

Belgian champion outkicks Meeusen and Meisen

Sven Nys (Landbouwkrediet) took out the GP Stad Eeklo in Belgium on Sunday, outsprinting Tom Meussen (Telenet-Fidea) and Marcel Meisen (BKCP-Powerplus) in a three man sprint to the line.

Nys, who is the reigning Belgian champion worked with Meeusen and Meisen throughout the hour long race, building up an advantage from very early on after new world champion Niel Albert had been distanced.

Full Results
1Sven Nys (Bel) Landbouwkrediet0:59:08 
2Tom Meeusen (Bel) Telenet-Fidea  
3Marcel Meisen (Ger) BKCP-Powerplus  
4Klaas Vantornout (Bel) Sunweb-Revor0:00:05 
5Dieter Vanthourenhout (Bel) BKCP-Powerplus  
6Sven Vanthourenhout (Bel) Landbouwkrediet0:00:15 
7Vincent Baestaens (Bel) Landbouwkrediet0:00:25 
8Tim Merlier (Bel) Sunweb-Revor0:00:28 
9Laurens Sweeck (Bel) Landbouwkrediet - KDL0:00:33 
10Jan Denuwelaere (Bel) Style & Concept  
11Niels Albert (Bel) BKCP-Powerplus0:00:39 
12Gianni Vermeersch (Bel) BKCP-Powerplus  
13Tom Van Den Bosch (Bel) Team AA Drink-Leontien.nl0:01:11 
14Kenneth Van Compernolle (Bel) Style & Concept Cycling Team  
15Floris De Tier (Bel) Baboco0:01:16 
16Jim Aernouts (Bel) Sunweb-Revor0:01:24 
17Daniel Peeters (Bel)0:01:43 
18Karel Hnik (Cze) Telenet-Fidea0:01:48 
19Arnaud Grand (Swi) Telenet-Fidea  
20Martin Zlamalik (Cze) Landbouwkrediet - KDL0:01:52 
21Bart Hofman (Bel)0:02:27 
22Gianni Denolf (Bel) Baboco0:03:15 
23Steven De Decker (Bel)0:03:19 
24Bert De Wispelaere (Bel)0:03:52 
25Diether Sweeck (Bel) Landbouwkrediet - KDL0:04:21 
26Ritchie Denolf (Bel) Baboco  
27Valentijn Van De Velde (Bel)  
28Lorenz Couckuyt (Bel)  

 

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