Wout Van Aert cruises to fourth Belgian cyclo-cross title

Belgian Wout Van Aert crosses the finish line at the men elite race at the cyclocross cycling event in Tabor Czech Republic the first stage of the World Cup cyclocross competition Sunday 29 November 2020 BELGA PHOTO DAVID STOCKMAN Photo by DAVID STOCKMANBELGA MAGAFP via Getty Images
Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) racing at World Cup in Tabor (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) cruised to his fourth Belgian national cyclo-cross title on Sunday, riding solo for almost six of the nine laps. 

The three-time world champion, who won the Belgian title three times on the bounce between 2016 and 2018, delivered on his heavy favourite status with an assured display in Meulebeke. 

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Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Wout Van Aert (Bel) 1:04:12
2Toon Aerts (Bel) Baloise Trek Lions 0:00:20
3Michael Vanthourenhout (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal 0:00:41
4Laurens Sweeck (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal 0:01:12
5Tim Merlier (Bel) Alpecin - Fenix 0:01:56
6Gianni Vermeersch (Bel) Credishop-Fristads 0:01:59
7Quinten Hermans (Bel) Tormans Cyclo Cross Team 0:02:01
8Diether Sweeck (Bel) Credishop-Fristads 0:02:05
9Jim Aernouts (Bel) Baloise Trek Lions 0:02:40
10Daan Soete (Bel) Group Hens - Maes Containers 0:02:48
11Lander Loockx (Bel) Group Hens - Maes Containers 0:02:57
12Timo Kielich (Bel) Credishop-Fristads 0:03:00
13Tom Meeusen (Bel) Group Hens - Maes Containers 0:03:08
14Emiel Verstrynge (Bel) Tormans Cyclo Cross Team 0:03:13
15Jens Adams (Bel) 0:03:21
16Toon Vandebosch (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal 0:03:29
17Anton Ferdinande (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal 0:03:37
18Yentl Bekaert (Bel) Baloise Trek Lions 0:03:42
19Vincent Baestaens (Bel) Group Hens - Maes Containers 0:04:36
20Arne Vrachten (Bel) 0:05:18
21Lennert Belmans (Bel) Iko - Crelan 0:05:25
22Gianni Siebens (Bel) 0:05:29
23Ward Huybs (Bel) Baloise Trek Lions 0:06:16
24Robin Alderweireld (Bel) 0:06:28
25Witse Meeussen (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal 0:06:38
26Thomas Verheyen (Bel) 0:07:03
27Seppe Rombouts (Bel)
28Wout Vervoort (Bel)
29Ingmar Uytdewilligen (Bel)
30Arno Van Den Broeck (Bel)
31Dolf Pemen (Bel) Proximus - Alphamotorhomes - Doltcini Ct
32Arne Baers (Bel)
33Joachim Van Looveren (Bel) Proximus - Alphamotorhomes - Doltcini Ct
34Clement Horny (Bel)
35Julian Siemons (Bel)
36Jens Gys (Bel)
37Elio Clarysse (Bel) Proximus - Alphamotorhomes - Doltcini Ct
38Ydris Salomez (Bel) Proximus - Alphamotorhomes - Doltcini Ct
39Justin Laevens (Bel) Proximus - Alphamotorhomes - Doltcini Ct
40Vincent Oger (Bel)
DNFThibau Nys (Bel) Baloise Trek Lions
DNFJelle Camps (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal
DNFJoran Wyseure (Bel)
DNFEli Iserbyt (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal
DNSArno Debeir (Bel)
DNSThijs Aerts (Bel) Baloise Trek Lions
DNSAndreas Goeman (Bel) Baloise Trek Lions

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