Mathieu van der Poel fourth in WorldTour debut at Gent-Wevelgem

The 81st edition of Gent-Wevelgem on Sunday was the first-ever WorldTour race for Mathieu van der Poel (Correndon-Circus), and the Dutch road race champion acquitted himself well to take fourth place behind winner Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates), John Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo) and AG2r's Oliver Naesen, which means that he'll head to next week's Tour of Flanders brimming with confidence.

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