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Flanders Classics hits back at criticism over prize money inequality at Omloop Het NieuwsbladVan der Breggen earns €930 as Ballerini earns €16,000 at opening Spring Classic
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Davide Ballerini wins Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad rarely comes down to a bunch sprint and Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep), Greg Van Avermaet (Ag2r Citroen), Sep Vanmarcke (Israel Start-Up Nation) and Tom Pidcock (Ineos Grenadiers) were among the attackers that were reeled in ahead of the Kapelmuur.
Gianni Moscon (Ineos Grenadiers) attacked over the climb but was chased down by the dominant Deceuninck-QuickStep who stamped their authority on the first Belgian classic of the season.
|Pos.||Rider Name (Country) Team||Result|
|1||Davide Ballerini (Ita) Deceuninck-QuickStep||4:43:03|
|2||Jake Stewart (GBr) Groupama-FDJ|
|3||Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Israel Start-up Nation|
|4||Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Bahrain Victorious|
|5||Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Lotto Soudal|
|6||Alex Aranburu Deba (Spa) Astana-Premier Tech|
|7||Florian Senechal (Fra) Deceuninck-QuickStep|
|8||Matteo Trentin (Ita) UAE Team Emirates|
|9||Kévin Geniets (Lux) Groupama-FDJ|
|10||Nils Politt (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe|
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 202127 February 2021 | Gent | WorldTour
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