A minute's silence for Niels De Vriendt held at GP Vermarc Sport

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VDM-Van Durm-Michiels-Trawobo CT lead the moment of silence at the race (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Riders taking part in today's GP Vermarc Sport held a minute of silence before the start of the race in honour of Niels De Vrient, the amateur rider who died yesterday during a practice race in Wortegem-Petegem.

John Degenkolb (Lotto Soudal), Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck-QuickStep), and Victor Campenaerts (racing as an independent) are among the riders to take the start in the kermesse, a warm-up race ahead of the season restart.

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