Van Aert stuns in Tour of Belgium opener - News Shorts

Cyclo-cross world champion Wout Van Aert never expected to win the 2016 Tour of Belgium prologue, let alone beat the three-time time trial world champion Tony Martin (Etixx-Quick Step) but that's precisely what the 21-year-old did Wednesday. The Belgian, who rides for Crelan-Vastgoedservice, covered the 6km course in 6:52 minutes to claim his first professional victory in the road and pull on the first leader's jersey of the race.

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