Demare wins Halle-Ingoogiem

Boeckmans, Van Staeyen on podium

Arnaud Démare claimed his eight win of 2014 and third career victory on Belgian soil as he outsprinted Kris Boeckmans (Lotto-Belisol) and Michael Van Staeyen (Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise) to victory in the 199km Halle-Ingooigem.

The traditional warm up race for the Belgian national championships also served as a warm up for Demaré who has set his sights on conquering the 2 51.7km French national road race in Futuroscope on Sunday.

"I am very pleased with this victory," Démare said after the win. "Chapeau to my teammates who did a great job of managing the race from the first kilometre and not allowing too large a breakaway to succeed.

"Everyone did their job and now I turn my focus to the nationals on Sunday which is a course that suits me. After that, I make my debut at the Tour de France for the first time which I'm really happy about, especially since I don't often have the opportunity to race against the top sprinters in Mark Cavendish, André Greipel and Marcel Kittel."

Second placed Boeckmans was happy with his result as he gets closer to his first win of 2014 having placed fourth three times at the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey and finished runner-up on stage 3 at the Critérium du Dauphiné after a photo finish was needed to decide the winner.

"I'm very happy with second place," Boeckmans said. "The team worked well for me in the last two kilometres but against someone like Démare, there is nothing to do. It is really hard.

"We'll see how the Belgian nationals go on Sunday, I do not know my role yet but after that I'll have a little rest."

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ.fr4:39:19 
2Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
3Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
4Nikolas Maes (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team  
5Baptiste Plackaert (Bel) Roubaix Lille Metropole  
6Louis Verhelst (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
7Roy Jans (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert  
8Boy Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing  
9Yves Lampaert (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
10Adrien Petit (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
11Antoine Demoitie (Bel) Wallonie - Bruxelles  
12Kenny Robert Van Hummel (Ned) Androni Giocattoli  
13Alexander Krieger (Ger) Team Stuttgart  
14Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
15Timothy Dupont (Bel) Roubaix Lille Metropole  
16Shane Archbold (NZl) An Post - Chain Reaction  
17Jim Aernouts (Bel) Sunweb - Napoleon Games Cycling Team  
18Sascha Weber (Ger) Veranclassic - Doltcini  
19Nikodemus Holler (Ger) Team Stuttgart  
20Rudy Barbier (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole  
21Olivier Pardini (Bel) Verandas Willems  
22Egidijus Juodvalkis (Ltu) Team 3M  
23Mickael Delage (Fra) FDJ.fr  
24Omar Bertazzo (Ita) Androni Giocattoli  
25Jarl Salomein (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
26Andrew Ydens (Bel) T.Palm - Pôle Continental Wallon  
27Nicola Testi (Ita) Androni Giocattoli  
28Christophe Premont (Bel) Wallonie - Bruxelles  
29Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
30Edwig Cammaerts (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
31Gianni Vermeersch (Bel) Sunweb - Napoleon Games Cycling Team  
32Pieter Vanspeybrouck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
33Wouter Mol (Ned) Veranclassic - Doltcini  
34Tom Goovaerts (Bel) Veranclassic - Doltcini  
35Niels Reynvoet (Bel) Josan - To Win Cycling Team  
36Loic Pestiaux (Bel) Wallonie - Bruxelles  
37Jonas Rickaert (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
38Tim Merlier (Bel) Sunweb - Napoleon Games Cycling Team  
39Frederik Vandewiele (Bel) Veranclassic - Doltcini  
40Quentin Jauregui (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole0:00:05 
41Tim Van Speybroeck (Bel) Team 3M  
42Jasper Stuyven (Bel) Trek Factory Racing  
43Kevin Peeters (Bel) Vastgoedservice - Golden Palace Continental Team  
44Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
45Michael Vingerling (Ned) Team 3M0:00:08 
46Gorik Gardeyn (Bel) Veranclassic - Doltcini  
47Benjamin Verraes (Bel) Josan - To Win Cycling Team  
48Fabio Silvestre (Por) Trek Factory Racing  
49Michael Vanthourenhout (Bel) Sunweb - Napoleon Games Cycling Team  
50Ben Hermans (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
51Hamish Schreurs (NZl) Veranclassic - Doltcini  
52Sean Downey (Irl) An Post - Chain Reaction  
53Jens Vandenbogaerde (Bel) Team 3M  
54Iljo Keisse (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team  
55Daan Olivier (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano  
56Vinnie Braet (Bel) Sunweb - Napoleon Games Cycling Team  
57Jérôme Gilbert (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert  
58Jens Debusschere (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
59Mark Mcnally (GBr) An Post - Chain Reaction  
60Romain Zingle (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
61Jonathan Baratto (Bel) T.Palm - Pôle Continental Wallon  
62Jaap De Man (Ned) Team 3M  
63Thomas Damuseau (Fra) Team Giant-Shimano  
64Kai Kautz (Ger) Team Stuttgart  
65Titte Van Laer (Bel) Vastgoedservice - Golden Palace Continental Team  
66Niels De Rooze (Bel) Josan - To Win Cycling Team  
67Ian Vansumere (Bel) Josan - To Win Cycling Team  
68Jan Ghyselinck (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert  
69Aaron Gate (NZl) An Post - Chain Reaction  
70Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Androni Giocattoli  
71Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team  
72Sébastien Delfosse (Bel) Wallonie - Bruxelles  
73Frédéric Amorison (Bel) Wallonie - Bruxelles  
74Christophe Sleurs (Bel) Team 3M  
75Stijn Devolder (Bel) Trek Factory Racing  
76Maxime Vantomme (Bel) Roubaix Lille Metropole  
77Bart Wellens (Bel) Telenet - Fidea  
78Jens Vandekinderen (Bel) Telenet - Fidea  
79Floris Smeyers (Bel) Verandas Willems  
80Maxime Vekeman (Bel) T.Palm - Pôle Continental Wallon  
81Alexandre Seny (Bel) T.Palm - Pôle Continental Wallon  
82Thomas Sprengers (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
83Kevin Ista (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
84Pieter Serry (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team  
85Laurent Van Den Bak (Bel) An Post - Chain Reaction  
86Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
87Dirk Finders (Ger) Josan - To Win Cycling Team  
88Frank Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory Racing  
89Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
90Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Trek Factory Racing  
91Vincent De Boeck (Bel) Josan - To Win Cycling Team  
92Tom Meeusen (Bel) Telenet - Fidea  
93Nick Wynants (Bel) Vastgoedservice - Golden Palace Continental Team  
94Jérémy Bescond (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
95Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team0:00:18 
96Alphonse Vermote (Bel) Vastgoedservice - Golden Palace Continental Team  
97Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team  
98Gaetan Bille (Bel) Verandas Willems  
99Jens Adams (Bel) Vastgoedservice - Golden Palace Continental Team  
100Robert-Jon Mccarthy (Aus) An Post - Chain Reaction  
101Michael Goolaerts (Bel) Verandas Willems  
102Pieter Jacobs (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
103Andrea Zordan (Ita) Androni Giocattoli  
104Gilles Devillers (Bel) Veranclassic - Doltcini  
105Nick Nuyens (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
106Olivier Chevalier (Bel) Wallonie - Bruxelles  
107Gianni Meersman (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team  
108Thierry Hupond (Fra) Team Giant-Shimano  
109James Vanlandschoot (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert  
110Brian Bulgac (Ned) Team Giant-Shimano  
111Jonas Vangenechten (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
112Dieter Vanthourenhout (Bel) Sunweb - Napoleon Games Cycling Team  
113Thijs Van Amerongen (Ned) Telenet - Fidea  
114Clément Venturini (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
115Daan Soete (Bel) Telenet - Fidea  
116Ben Boets (Bel) Telenet - Fidea  
117Wesley Kreder (Ned) Wanty - Groupe Gobert  
118Cheng Ji (Chn) Team Giant-Shimano0:00:23 
119Danilo Hondo (Ger) Trek Factory Racing0:00:26 
120Sébastien Chavanel (Fra) FDJ.fr  
121Klaas Sys (Bel) Josan - To Win Cycling Team  
122Sea Keong Loh (Mas) Team Giant-Shimano  
123Nicolas Cleppe (Bel) Telenet - Fidea  
124Kevin Pauwels (Bel) Sunweb - Napoleon Games Cycling Team  
125Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team  
126Glenn Vandemaele (Bel) T.Palm - Pôle Continental Wallon  
127Niels Vandyck (Bel) Verandas Willems  
128William Bonnet (Fra) FDJ.fr0:00:37 
129Yoann Offredo (Fra) FDJ.fr  
130Franck Vermeulen (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole  
131Joren Segers (Bel) Team 3M  
132Klaas Vantornout (Bel) Sunweb - Napoleon Games Cycling Team  
133Cameron Karwowski (NZl) Veranclassic - Doltcini0:00:41 
134Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) Wanty - Groupe Gobert  
135Willem Wauters (Bel) Verandas Willems0:00:55 
136Frederik Willems (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
137Björn Leukemans (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert0:01:08 
138Gregory Habeaux (Bel) Wanty - Groupe Gobert  
139Conor Dunne (Irl) An Post - Chain Reaction  
140Stéphane Poulhies (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
141Romain Pillon (Fra) Roubaix Lille Metropole0:01:24 
142Alexander Cools (Bel) Vastgoedservice - Golden Palace Continental Team0:01:34 
143Stig Broeckx (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
144Pim Ligthart (Ned) Lotto Belisol  
145Francis Mourey (Fra) FDJ.fr  
146Max Walsleben (Ger) Team Stuttgart  
147Benoît Vaugrenard (Fra) FDJ.fr  
148Dries Devenyns (Bel) Team Giant-Shimano  
149Walt De Winter (Bel) Verandas Willems  
150David Boucher (Fra) FDJ.fr0:01:57 
151Sean De Bie (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
152Tom Devriendt (Bel) Team 3M  
153Guillaume Haag (Bel) T.Palm - Pôle Continental Wallon  
154Sam Lennertz (Bel) Vastgoedservice - Golden Palace Continental Team  
155Nicolas Vereecken (Bel) Verandas Willems  
156Jonathan Breyne (Bel) Josan - To Win Cycling Team  
157Jonathan Dufrasne (Bel) Wallonie - Bruxelles  
DNFYannick Eijssen (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
DNFKlaas Lodewyck (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
DNFEdward Theuns (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise  
DNFMarco Bandiera (Ita) Androni Giocattoli  
DNFMarco Frapporti (Ita) Androni Giocattoli  
DNFJack Cummings (Aus) Team Stuttgart  
DNFBoris Dron (Bel) Wallonie - Bruxelles  
DNSJonas Ahlstrand (Swe) Team Giant-Shimano  
DNSKevin Claeys (Bel) An Post - Chain Reaction  
DNSAxel Gremelpont (Bel) T.Palm - Pôle Continental Wallon  

 

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