Albert wins in photo finish with Van der Poel

Niels Albert (BKCP Powerplus) just barely got the better of his U23 teammate, winning the sprint by mere millimeters over Mathieu van der Poel in Sint Niklaas. The former world champion was only declared winner after a close examination of the film by the judges. Telenet-Fidea rider Rob Peeters rounded out the podium.

Full Results

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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Niels Albert (Bel) BKCP-Powerplus Cycling Team1:03:40
2Mathieu van der Poel (Ned) Enertherm-BKCPRow 1 - Cell 2
3Rob Peeters (Bel) Telenet-Fidea Cycling Team0:00:29
4Sven Nys (Bel) Crelan KDL Cycling Team0:00:49
5Laurens Sweeck (Bel) Crelan KDL Cycling Team0:01:03
6Philipp Walsleben (Ger) BKCP-PowerplusRow 5 - Cell 2
7Martin Bina (Cze) Kwadro-Stannah Cycling Team0:01:05
8Bart Aernouts (Bel) AA Drink Cycling TeamRow 7 - Cell 2
9Dieter Vanthourenhout (Bel) BKCP-Powerplus Cycling Team0:01:27
10Francis Mourey (Fra) FDJ.fr0:01:31
11Enrico Franzoi (Ita) Selle Italia-Guerciotti0:01:39
12Thijs van Amerongen (Ned) AA Drink Cycling TeamRow 11 - Cell 2
13David van der Poel (Ned) BKCP-Powerplus0:02:12
14Lubomir Petrus (Cze) BKCP-Powerplus Cycling Team0:02:35
15Joeri Adams (Bel) Telenet-Fidea Cycling Team0:02:54
16Marcel Meisen (Ger) Kwadro-Stannah Cycling Team0:02:57
17Patrick Gaudy (Bel) The Barracuda CompanyRow 16 - Cell 2
18Vincent Baestaens (Bel) Crelan KDL Cycling TeamRow 17 - Cell 2
19Tom Meeusen (Bel) Telenet-Fidea Cycling Team0:03:17
20Mariusz Gil (Pol) Kwadro-Stannah Cycling Team0:03:24
21Joeri Hofman (Bel) Crelan KDL Cycling TeamRow 20 - Cell 2
22Quinten Hermans (Bel) Telenet-Fidea Cycling TeamRow 21 - Cell 2
23Diether Sweeck (Bel) Crelan KDL Cycling Team0:03:43
24Stijn Huys (Bel) Orange Babies Cycling TeamRow 23 - Cell 2
25Kevin Cant (Bel) Primator Cyclingteam0:03:57
26Pieter Vanspeybrouck (Bel)0:04:14
27Jonas Pedersen (Den)0:04:34
28Bart Hofman (Bel) Afdeling Oost-Vlaanderen WBV - VZW0:04:51
29Jon Insausti (Spa)0:05:22
30Niels Koyen (Bel) DNCS-Pro 2012 Cycling Team0:06:20
31 (-1 lap)Jeffrey Mellemans (Bel) Heylen Meubelcentrale Zlwc St. TruidenRow 30 - Cell 2
32 (-2 laps)Antonin Marecaille (Fra) L´Enfer DunordRow 31 - Cell 2
33Ingmar Uytdewilligen (Bel)Row 32 - Cell 2
34 (-3 laps)Edwin De Wit (Bel)Row 33 - Cell 2
35Lorenzo PepermansRow 34 - Cell 2
36Aaron Schooler (Can) Team H&R BlockRow 35 - Cell 2
37James Spragg (GBr) Team Bergamont Bicycles by BMC GroupRow 36 - Cell 2
38 (-4 laps)Wouter Goosen (Bel) Zannata Cycling TeamRow 37 - Cell 2
39 (-5 laps)Alexander Revell (NZl)Row 38 - Cell 2
DNFRadomir Simunek (Cze) Kwadro-Stannah Cycling TeamRow 39 - Cell 2
DNFWietse Bosmans (Bel) BKCP-Powerplus Cycling TeamRow 40 - Cell 2
DNFSven Vanthourenhout (Bel) Crelan KDL Cycling TeamRow 41 - Cell 2
DNFDavy Commeyne (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty Cycling TeamRow 42 - Cell 2
DNFBen Boets (Bel)Row 43 - Cell 2
DNFDaan Soete (Bel) Telenet-Fidea Cycling TeamRow 44 - Cell 2
DNFHendrik Sweeck (Bel) Crelan KDL Cycling TeamRow 45 - Cell 2

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