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December 11, Elite women:

Compton victorious at Druivencross

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Cycling News
Published:
December 11, 2011, 15:36 GMT,
Updated:
December 11, 2011, 19:53 GMT

US champion prevails for second straight day in Belgium

Katie Compton (Rabobank-Giant Off-road Team) celebrates her victory at Vlaamse Druivenveldrit.

Katie Compton (Rabobank-Giant Off-road Team) celebrates her victory at Vlaamse Druivenveldrit.

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US 'cross champion and world number one Katie Compton (Rabobank-Giant Off-road Team) continued her winning ways in Europe on Sunday with a victory at Vlaamse Druivenveldrit. It was the second win in Belgium in as many days for Compton as she also dominated the previous day's Scheldecross in Antwerp.

While Compton enjoyed a one-minute margin of victory on Saturday, today in Overijse runner-up Nikki Harris (Telenet-Fidea) finished at 28 seconds. Belgian champion Sanne Cant (BOXX) rounded out the podium in third place, 1:15 down on Compton.

Full Results
1 Katherine Compton (USA) Rabobank-Giant Off-Road Team 0:37:37  
2 Nikki Harris (GBr) Telenet-Fidea Cycling Team 0:00:28  
3 Sanne Cant (Bel) BOXX Veldritacademie 0:01:15  
4 Sophie de Boer (Ned) Telenet-Fidea Cycling Team 0:02:03  
5 Linda van Rijen (Ned) Skil 0:02:24  
6 Arenda Grimberg (Ned) 0:02:32  
7 Joyce Vanderbeken (Bel) Cycling Team Vermeeren 0:02:59  
8 Ellen Van Loy (Bel) Kriekel Cycling Team Tessenderlo 0:03:12  
9 Hilde Quintens (Bel) Van Goethem - Prorace Cycling Team 0:03:21  
10 Amy Dombroski (USA) Crankbrothers Race Club 0:04:15  
11 Christine Vardaros (USA) Baboco 0:05:01  
12 Nikoline Hansen (Den) Bov CC-Denmark 0:05:14  
13 Kim Van De Steene (Bel) 0:05:30  
14 Katrien Thijs (Bel) K. Edegem Bicycle Club - BMX R 0:06:10  
15 Iris Ockeloen (Ned) 0:06:13  
16 Nicole De Bie-Leyten (Bel) Telenet-Fidea Cycling Team    
17 Katleen Fraeye (Bel)   -2laps