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Gallery: Terpstra wins final edition of Amstel Curaçao

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Niki Terpstra wins the final edition of Amstel Curacao

Niki Terpstra wins the final edition of Amstel Curacao (Image credit: Amstel Curacao Race)
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Niki Terpstra, Sebastian Langeveld and Tim Wellens

Niki Terpstra, Sebastian Langeveld and Tim Wellens (Image credit: Amstel Curacao Race)
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Riders at the start

Riders at the start (Image credit: Amstel Curacao Race)
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The Amstel Curacao Race

The Amstel Curacao Race (Image credit: Amstel Curacao Race)
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The Amstel Curacao Race

The Amstel Curacao Race (Image credit: Amstel Curacao Race)
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The Amstel Curacao Race

The Amstel Curacao Race (Image credit: Amstel Curacao Race)
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The Amstel Curacao Race

The Amstel Curacao Race (Image credit: Amstel Curacao Race)
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Well deserved beverages for the top three

Well deserved beverages for the top three (Image credit: Amstel Curacao Race)
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Sebastian Langeveld

Sebastian Langeveld (Image credit: Amstel Curacao Race)
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(Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Tim Wellens and Sophie Daniels get ready to take off

Tim Wellens and Sophie Daniels get ready to take off (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Amstel Curacao organiser Leon van Vliet

Amstel Curacao organiser Leon van Vliet (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Amstel Curacao organiser Leon van Vliet

Amstel Curacao organiser Leon van Vliet (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Niki Terpstra

Niki Terpstra (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Tom Jelte Slagter

Tom Jelte Slagter (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Riders got a bird's eye view of the beach

Riders got a bird's eye view of the beach (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Tom Dumoulin

Tom Dumoulin (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Tom Dumoulin

Tom Dumoulin (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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Sebastian Langeveld

Sebastian Langeveld (Image credit: Bettini Photo)
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(Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Paris-Roubaix winner Niki Terpstra (Omega Pharma-Quickstep) rounded out his year with a victory in the Amstel Curaçao Race, a 73.6 kilometer criterium on the Caribbean island. Tim Wellens (Lotto Belisol) was second, and Dutch champion Sebastian Langeveld (Garmin Sharp) was third.

Dutch and Belgian riders spent the week enjoying the sunshine and warm weather before taking part in the race, which was first organised in 2002 as a warm-weather "after party" for the professional season. .

Organiser Leo van Vliet announced it would be the last year for the race, after he found it increasingly difficult to attract the top professionals due to the increased length of the regular road season.