Surprising podium in Gavere for Wellens

A surprising name on the Hansgrohe Superprestige podium in Gavere was Bart Wellens (Telenet-Fidea). The former top gun of the cyclo-cross scene doesn't fire that often nowadays, especially after his life-threatening health problems from last year. Finding a muddy technical course that suited him well the 34 year-old Belgian rider rode the best race of his season so far, capturing his first podium result in a race that's part of the major series.

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