Boom wins opening post Tour crit in Holland

Hoogerland, and Ten Dam complete podium

Lars Boom (Rabobank) has won the Boxmeer criterium, the Dutchman defending his title after also taking victory last year. In second was Tour de France hero Johnny Hoogerland (Vacansoleil-DCM) who was received extremely well by the crowds in his first race back in Holland.

Rob Ruijgh (Vacansoleil-DCM) animated the early laps of the race, with a solo move staying away for a long time. However, Boom and Hoogerland formed a formidable chase duo and passed the fading Dutchman late in the race.

Dags na de Tour is part of the Post-Tour criterium series.

Results
1Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
2Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
3Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
4Niki Terpstra (Ned) Quickstep Cycling Team  
5Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
6Joost Posthuma (Ned) Leopard Trek  
7Tom Veelers (Ned) Skil - Shimano  
8Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
9Rob Ruijgh (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
10Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
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