Belgian team named for first World Cup

The Belgian national cyclo-cross coach Rudy De Bie has named his lineup for the first round of the World Cup this Sunday in Kalmthout, Belgium. Nine men will comprise the squad, including the defending champion in everything Sven Nys (Rabobank), the in-form Bart Wellens (Fidea), along with Sven Vanthourenhout and Bart Aernouts (Rabobank), Erwin Vervecken, Wim Jacobs and Jan Verstraeten (Fidea), Tom Vannoppen and Davy Commeyne (Palmans-Sapim). The reserves are Arne Daelmans and Tim Van Nuffel.

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