Van Baarle and Jumbo-Visma outwit opposition for Netherlands Road gold

Dylan van Baarle (Jumbo-Visma)
Dylan van Baarle (Jumbo-Visma) (Image credit: Getty)

Dylan van Baarle and Jumbo-Visma saw off mighty rival Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Deceuninck) to capture Netherlands Road Championships gold on Sunday, with Van Baarle’s sprinter teammate Olav Kooij completing the home side’s perfect day by taking silver.

After launching his lone attack, Van Baarle was able to solo home for victory while Kooij kept Van der Poel - finally forced to settle for bronze -  under control behind.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.

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