Nys rides away to muddy win in Ronse

A stormy afternoon in Ronse turned the already demanding course at the Hotondberg into an even harder test for the riders. The GP Mario De Clercq, the first round of the Bpost Bank cyclo-cross series, was the first muddy race of the season, and Sven Nys (Landbouwkrediet-Euphony) dealt best with the hard circumstances and left his last rivals behind in the fifth of seven laps.

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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Sven Nys (Bel) Crelan KDL Cycling Team0:57:06
2Martin Bina (Cze) Kwadro-Stannah Cycling Team0:00:17
3Niels Albert (Bel) BKCP - Powerplus Cycling Team0:00:20
4Klaas Vantornout (Bel) Sunweb - Napoleon Games Cycling Team0:01:08
5Marcel Meisen (Ger) Kwadro-Stannah Cycling TeamRow 4 - Cell 2
6Thijs van Amerongen (Ned) AA Drink/ Leontien.nl ProRow 5 - Cell 2
7Lars van der Haar (Ned) Rabo - Giant Offroad Team.0:01:30
8Philipp Walsleben (Ger) BKCP - Powerplus Cycling Team0:01:36
9Bart Aernouts (Ned) AA Drink/ Leontien.nl Pro0:01:58
10Twan van den Brand (Ned) Orange Babies Cycling Team0:02:11
11Tom Meeusen (Bel) Telenet Fidea Cycling Team0:02:15
12Julien Taramarcaz (Swi) BMC Mountainbike Racing Team0:02:24
13Lubomir Petrus (Cze) BKCP - Powerplus Cycling Team0:02:35
14Niels Wubben (Ned) Rabo - Giant Offroad Team.0:02:52
15Thijs Al (Ned) Telenet Fidea Cycling Team0:03:05
16Wietse Bosmans (Bel) BKCP - Powerplus Cycling Team0:03:10
17Corné van Kessel (Ned) Telenet Fidea Cycling Team0:03:39
18Rob Peeters (Bel) Telenet Fidea Cycling Team0:03:41
19Jonathan Page (USA) Planet Bike0:03:59
20Kevin Pauwels (Bel) Sunweb - Napoleon Games Cycling Team0:04:34
21Javier Ruiz De Larrinaga (Spa)0:04:40
22Jan Denuwelaere (Bel) Style & Concept Cycling Team0:04:43
23Mariusz Gil (Pol) Kwadro-Stannah Cycling TeamRow 22 - Cell 2
24Kevin Eeckhout (Bel) Coolens Cycling Team0:04:48
25Patrick Gaudy (Bel) The Barracuda Company0:04:54
26Sven Vanthourenhout (Bel) Crelan KDL Cycling Team0:04:57
27Joeri Adams (Bel) Telenet Fidea Cycling Team0:05:34
28Patrick van Leeuwen (Ned) Orange Babies Cycling Team0:05:43
29Ian Field (GBr) Hargroves Cycles0:06:03
30Kenneth Van Compernolle (Bel) DNCS/PRO 2012 Cycling Team0:06:11
31Eddy van IJzendoorn (Ned) Orange Babies Cycling Team0:06:56
32Dieter Vanthourenhout (Bel) BKCP - Powerplus Cycling Team0:07:06
33Kevin Cant (Bel) Primator Cycling TeamRow 32 - Cell 2
34Mathieu Willemyns (Bel) MEZ Team Belgium SnellegemRow 33 - Cell 2
35Micki van Empel (Ned)Row 34 - Cell 2
36Vincent Baestaens (Bel) Crelan KDL Cycling TeamRow 35 - Cell 2
37Niels Koyen (Bel) DNCS/PRO 2012 Cycling TeamRow 36 - Cell 2
38Bart Wellens (Bel) Telenet Fidea Cycling TeamRow 37 - Cell 2
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Sprint 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Lars van der Haar (Ned) Rabo - Giant Offroad Team.3pts
2Martin Bina (Cze) Kwadro-Stannah Cycling Team2Row 1 - Cell 3
3Thijs van Amerongen (Ned) AA Drink/ Leontien.nl Pro1Row 2 - Cell 3
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Fastest Lap
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Martin Bina (Cze) Kwadro-Stannah Cycling Team0:07:57
2Sven Nys (Bel) Crelan KDL Cycling Team0:07:57
3Philipp Walsleben (Ger) BKCP - Powerplus Cycling Team0:07:58

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