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Van der Haar outsprints Braet for Koppenbergcross victory

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Arnaud Jouffroy (Telenet-Fidea) leads Tijmen Eising (Sunweb-Revor) early in the race.

Arnaud Jouffroy (Telenet-Fidea) leads Tijmen Eising (Sunweb-Revor) early in the race.
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Micki Van Empel (Telenet-Fidea), Vinnie Braet (Sunweb-Revor) and Lars van der Haar (Rabobank-Giant Off-Road Team) in the race lead.

Micki Van Empel (Telenet-Fidea), Vinnie Braet (Sunweb-Revor) and Lars van der Haar (Rabobank-Giant Off-Road Team) in the race lead.
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Arnaud Grand (Telenet-Fidea)

Arnaud Grand (Telenet-Fidea)
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Corné van Kessel leads Telenet-Fidea teammate Arnaud Jouffroy

Corné van Kessel leads Telenet-Fidea teammate Arnaud Jouffroy
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Lars van der Haar (Rabobank-Giant Off-Road Team) checks where Vinnie Braet (Sunweb-Revor) is.

Lars van der Haar (Rabobank-Giant Off-Road Team) checks where Vinnie Braet (Sunweb-Revor) is.
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Reigning U23 world champion Lars van der Haar (Rabobank-Giant Off-Road Team) wins the Koppenbergcross.

Reigning U23 world champion Lars van der Haar (Rabobank-Giant Off-Road Team) wins the Koppenbergcross.
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Lars van der Haar (Rabobank-Giant Off-Road Team) celebrates his Koppenbergcross victory.

Lars van der Haar (Rabobank-Giant Off-Road Team) celebrates his Koppenbergcross victory.
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Lars van der Haar (Rabobank-Giant Off-Road Team) sprinted to victory in the U23 Koppenbergcross.

Lars van der Haar (Rabobank-Giant Off-Road Team) sprinted to victory in the U23 Koppenbergcross.
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Micki Van Empel (Telenet-Fidea)

Micki Van Empel (Telenet-Fidea)
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Arnaud Jouffroy (Telenet-Fidea)

Arnaud Jouffroy (Telenet-Fidea)
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U23 podium (l-r): Vinnie Braet, Lars van der Haar, Jan Nesvadba

U23 podium (l-r): Vinnie Braet, Lars van der Haar, Jan Nesvadba
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Arnaud Jouffroy (Telenet-Fidea)

Arnaud Jouffroy (Telenet-Fidea)
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Arnaud Grand (Telenet-Fidea)

Arnaud Grand (Telenet-Fidea)
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Former world champion Arnaud Jouffroy (Telenet-Fidea) digs deep on the Koppenberg.

Former world champion Arnaud Jouffroy (Telenet-Fidea) digs deep on the Koppenberg.
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Arnaud Jouffroy (Telenet-Fidea) and Tijmen Eising (Sunweb-Revor) at the head of affairs.

Arnaud Jouffroy (Telenet-Fidea) and Tijmen Eising (Sunweb-Revor) at the head of affairs.
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World champion Lars van der Haar (Rabobank-Giant Off-Road Team) leads Vinnie Braet (Sunweb-Revor)

World champion Lars van der Haar (Rabobank-Giant Off-Road Team) leads Vinnie Braet (Sunweb-Revor)
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Arnaud Grand (Telenet-Fidea)

Arnaud Grand (Telenet-Fidea)
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Corné van Kessel (Telenet-Fidea)

Corné van Kessel (Telenet-Fidea)
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Karel Hnik (Telenet-Fidea)

Karel Hnik (Telenet-Fidea)
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Switzerland's Arnaud Grand (Telenet-Fidea)

Switzerland's Arnaud Grand (Telenet-Fidea)
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David Van Der Poel (BKCP-Powerplus)

David Van Der Poel (BKCP-Powerplus)
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Lars van der Haar (Rabobank-Giant Off-Road Team) climbs the Koppenberg.

Lars van der Haar (Rabobank-Giant Off-Road Team) climbs the Koppenberg.
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Jens Adams (BKCP-Powerplus)

Jens Adams (BKCP-Powerplus)
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Wietse Bosmans (BKCP-Powerplus)

Wietse Bosmans (BKCP-Powerplus)
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Koppenbergcross U23 men's top-3 (l-r): Vinnie Braet, Lars van der Haar and Jan Nesvadba

Koppenbergcross U23 men's top-3 (l-r): Vinnie Braet, Lars van der Haar and Jan Nesvadba
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Full results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Lars Van Der Haar (Ned) Rabo - Giant Offroad Team.0:49:31
2Vinnie Braet (Bel) Sunweb Revor0:00:01
3Jan Nesvadba (Cze) Madeta - Fitness / Specialized0:00:10
4Micki Van Empel (Ned) Telenet - Fidea0:00:18
5Jens Adams (Bel) BKCP - Powerplus0:00:49
6Arnaud Grand (Swi) Telenet - Fidea0:01:16
7Tim Merlier (Bel) Sunweb - Revor0:01:22
8Vojtech Nipl (Cze) TJ Stadion Louny0:01:26
9Stan Godrie (Ned)
10Arnaud Jouffroy (Fra) Telenet Fidea Cycling Team
11Robby Cobbaert (Bel) SDC - Rogelli Cycling Team0:01:31
12Michael Vanthourenhout (Bel)0:01:42
13Corne Van Kessel (Ned) Telenet Fidea Cycling Team0:01:51
14Floris De Tier (Bel) Baboco - Revor Cycling Team0:02:09
15Diether Sweeck (Bel)0:02:17
16Wietse Bosmans (Bel) BKCP-Powerplus0:02:22
17Tijmen Eising (Ned) Sunweb Revor0:02:30
18Angelo De Clercq (Bel) Sunweb - Revor0:02:38
19Kenneth Hansen (Den)0:02:44
20Joeri Hofman (Bel)0:03:01
21Kevin Bouvard (Fra)0:03:06
22Toon Aerts (Bel)0:03:10
23Stef Boden (Bel) Sunweb - Revor0:03:24
24Gianni Vermeersch (Bel) BKCP - Powerplus
25Raf Risbourg (Bel)0:03:41
26Jasper Ockeloen (Ned) Donckers Koffie Jellybelly Cyclingteam0:03:46
27Ritchie Denolf (Bel) Baboco - Revor Cycling Team0:03:54
28Radek Polnický (Cze) Empella Czech Team0:04:17
29Harm van der Sanden (Ned)
30Luke Gray (GBr)0:04:32
31Dany Lacroix (Bel)0:04:39
32Yannick Meyer (Ger)
33Maxime Huygens (Bel)
34Niels Koyen (Bel)0:04:42
35Bart Barkhuis (Ned)0:05:14
36Michiel Dieleman (Bel)0:05:18
37Xandro Meurisse (Bel) Cycling Champs0:05:21
38Kevin Neirynck (Bel)0:05:25
39Lorenzo Pepermans (Bel)0:05:28
40Douwe Verberne (Ned) VW Schijndel
41Emil Olsen (Den)0:05:46
42Jelle Cant (Bel)
43 (-1 lap)Jeffrey Mellemans (Bel)
44 (-2 laps)Mathieu Willemyns (Bel)
45Lee Westwood (GBr)
46Tim De Schuyter (Bel)
47Dimitri Corriette (Fra)
48Andrew Hargroves (GBr) Hargroves Cycles/Trant/Next/Scott/GSI
49Koen Heirman (Bel)
50 (-3 laps)Dieter Van de Putte (Bel)
51Bruce Dalton (GBr)
52Ioris Tursi (Ita)
53Jellen Schiettecatte (Bel)
54Jonas Plasschaert (Bel)
55Stijn Heyse (Bel) Team CATA bikes bianchi
56Nick Van Overbeke (Bel)

GVA Trophy standings after one race
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Lars Van Der Haar (Ned) Rabo - Giant Offroad Team.25pts
2Vinnie Braet (Bel) Sunweb Revor22
3Jan Nesvadba (Cze) Madeta - Fitness / Specialized19
4Micki Van Empel (Ned) Telenet - Fidea17
5Jens Adams (Bel) BKCP - Powerplus16
6Arnaud Grand (Swi) Telenet - Fidea15
7Tim Merlier (Bel) Sunweb - Revor14
8Vojtech Nipl (Cze) TJ Stadion Louny13
9Stan Godrie (Ned)12
10Arnaud Jouffroy (Fra) Telenet Fidea Cycling Team11
11Robby Cobbaert (Bel) SDC - Rogelli Cycling Team10
12Michael Vanthourenhout (Bel)9
13Corne Van Kessel (Ned) Telenet Fidea Cycling Team8
14Floris De Tier (Bel) Baboco - Revor Cycling Team7
15Diether Sweeck (Bel)6
16Wietse Bosmans (Bel) BKCP-Powerplus5
17Tijmen Eising (Ned) Sunweb Revor4
18Angelo De Clercq (Bel) Sunweb - Revor3
19Kenneth Hansen (Den)2
20Joeri Hofman (Bel)1

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