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Stybar out-powers Nys in Ardooie

World champion Zdenek Stybar continued his winning streak at the Kermiscross in Ardooie today. The Czech rider topped Belgian champion Sven Nys in a sprint for the line, while Klaas Vantornout claimed third.

It was the 24-year-old's fifth consecutive win of the season, but his closest contest to date, with only Nys and Vantornout able to withstand the pace in the final laps. Belgians Niels Albert, Dieter Vanthourenhout and Rob Peeters made up part of a six-man group that remained together coming into the last lap, but were dispatched before the finale.

Stybar has now equalled the record of Albert, who last year took five wins in a row while wearing the rainbow jersey.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Telenet-Fidea1:01:08
2Sven Nys (Bel) Landbouwkrediet
3Klaas Vantornout (Bel) Sunweb-Revor0:00:17
4Niels Albert (Bel) BKCP-Powerplus0:00:28
5Rob Peeters (Bel) Telenet-Fidea0:00:33
6Dieter Vanthourenhout (Bel) BKCP-Powerplus0:00:36
7Jim Aernouts (Bel) BKCP-Powerplus0:00:44
8Thijs Van Amerongen (Ned) AA Drink Cycling Team
9Jonathan Page (USA) Planet Bike
10Sven Vanthourenhout (Bel) Sunweb Revor
11Thijs Al (Ned) AA Drink Cycling Team
12Ian Field (GBr)0:00:54
13Marco Bianco (Ita)
14Kenneth Van Compernolle (Bel) Sunweb Revor
15Philipp Walsleben (Ger)0:01:03
16Tom Van Den Bosch (Bel) AA Drink Cycling Team0:01:12
17Eddy Van Ijzendoorn (Ned)0:01:24
18Vinnie Braet (Bel)0:01:28
19Steven De Decker (Bel)0:01:31
20Matthieu Boulo (Fra)
21Gianni Denolf (Bel)0:01:44
22Florian Le Corre (Fra)0:01:49
23Quentin Bertholet (Bel)0:01:54
24Wietse Bosmans (Bel)0:02:06
25Robby Cobbaert (Bel)
26Stijn Penne (Bel)0:02:18
27Tom Vannoppen (Bel)0:02:38
28Wilant Van Gils (Ned)0:02:45
29Xandro Meurisse (Bel)0:02:58
30Kendric Van Grembergen (Bel)0:03:06
31Kristof Cop (Bel)0:03:16
32Bart Hofman (Bel)0:03:25
33Rikke Dijkxhoorn (Ned)0:04:51
34Mirko Tabacchi (Ita)
35Robin Poelvoorde (Bel)
36Adrien Pascal (Fra)
37Matthias Boetens (Bel)
38Niki Devoldere (Bel)
39Jean-Baptiste Taleux (Fra)
40Brian Hoste (Bel)

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