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Meeusen solos to win

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Tom Meeusen (Telenet Fidea)

Tom Meeusen (Telenet Fidea)
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Michi Van Empel (2nd, Destil-ZZPR), Tom Meeusen (1st, Telenet Fidea) and Vincent Baestaens (3rd, Telenet Fidea)

Michi Van Empel (2nd, Destil-ZZPR), Tom Meeusen (1st, Telenet Fidea) and Vincent Baestaens (3rd, Telenet Fidea)
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Tom Meeusen (Telenet Fidea Cycling Team) leads breakaway companion Micki van Empel (ZZPR.nl-Destil-Merida).

Tom Meeusen (Telenet Fidea Cycling Team) leads breakaway companion Micki van Empel (ZZPR.nl-Destil-Merida).
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Tom Meeusen (Telenet Fidea Cycling Team)

Tom Meeusen (Telenet Fidea Cycling Team)
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Kenneth Van Compernolle (Sunweb-Projob) leads Vincent Baestaens (Telenet Fidea Cycling Team).

Kenneth Van Compernolle (Sunweb-Projob) leads Vincent Baestaens (Telenet Fidea Cycling Team).
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Dutchman Mitchell Huenders (AA Cycling Team) en route to a 15th place finish.

Dutchman Mitchell Huenders (AA Cycling Team) en route to a 15th place finish.
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Tijmen Eising (Sunweb - Projob)

Tijmen Eising (Sunweb - Projob)
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Tom Meeusen (Telenet Fidea Cycling Team) soloed to victory.

Tom Meeusen (Telenet Fidea Cycling Team) soloed to victory.
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Belgium's U23 national champion Vincent Baestaens (Telenet Fidea Cycling Team) finished third.

Belgium's U23 national champion Vincent Baestaens (Telenet Fidea Cycling Team) finished third.
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Pawel Szczepaniak, left, finished in fourth place

Pawel Szczepaniak, left, finished in fourth place
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Tom Meeusen (Telenet Fidea Cycling Team) celebrates his win on the podium.

Tom Meeusen (Telenet Fidea Cycling Team) celebrates his win on the podium.
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Tom Meeusen handed the Telenet Fidea team its third victory of the weekend, doubling up on his victorious effort in Hasselt. Perhaps inspired by his elite teammate Zdenek Stybar and Kevin Pauwels, who repeated Meeusen and Robert Gavenda's team double on Saturday, the Telenet Fidea team was aggressive once more in Hamme Zogge.

Meeusen escaped from a large lead group, followed only by Dutch rider Micki van Empel, but the ZZPR.nl rider could not maintain Meeusen's furious pace on the final lap, and faded from view.

Van Empel had ample time to secure second place, however, holding off the charge of another Fidea rider, Vincent Baestaens. Pawel Szczepaniak rolled in for fourth just ahead of a bunch sprint which was won by Jim Aernouts (BKCP Powerplus).

Full results
1Tom Meeusen (Bel) Telenet Fidea Cycling Team0:48:08
2Micki van Empel (Ned) ZZPR.nl-Destil-Merida0:00:10
3Vincent Baestaens (Bel) Telenet Fidea Cycling Team0:00:22
4Pawel Szczepaniak (Pol) LKS Pom Strzelce Krajenskie0:00:25
5Jim Aernouts (Bel) BKCP - Powerplus0:00:27
6Lars van der Haar (Ned)
7Joeri Adams (Bel) Rabobank
8Robert Gavenda (Svk) Fidea Cycling Team0:00:30
9Kenneth Van Compernolle (Bel) Sunweb-Projob
10Arnaud Jouffroy (Fra) Vendée U Pays de la Loire0:00:32
11Kevin Eeckhout (Bel) Sunweb-Projob0:00:40
12Marcel Meisen (Ger) Team Kuota - Indeland0:00:47
13Jan Denuwelaere (Bel) Rendement Hypo Cyclingteam VZW0:00:52
14Sascha Weber (Ger) FC Rheinland-Pfalz Flonheim0:01:03
15Mitchell Huenders (Ned) AA Cycling Team
16Corné van Kessel (Ned)
17Jirí Polnický (Cze) Empella Czech Team0:01:08
18Wietse Bosmans (Bel)0:01:15
19Lubomír Petruš (Cze) BKCP - Power Plus0:01:20
20Kevin Cant (Bel) AVB - Cycling Team0:01:30
21Robby Cobbaert (Bel) Xcluziv Cycling Team0:01:55
22Sven Beelen (Bel) Easypay Cyclocross Team
23Stef Boden (Bel) AA Drink Cycling Team0:02:00
24Tijmen Eising (Ned)
25Twan van den Brand (Ned) Sunweb Projob Cycling Team
26Thomas Vernaeckt (Bel) Sunweb-Projob
27Vinnie Braet (Bel)
28Dave De Cleyn (Bel) AVB - Cycling Team
29Zeb Willems (Bel) AVB - Cycling Team
30Ruben Veestraeten (Bel) AVB - Cycling Team0:02:15
31Karel Hnik (Cze)
32Ritchie Denolf (Bel)0:02:19
33Niels Koyen (Bel)0:02:28
34Kristof Cop (Bel) AVB - Cycling Team0:02:37
35Kobus Hereygers (Ned)0:02:48
36Dries Pauwels (Bel)0:03:00
37Jonathan Bervoets (Bel) Heylen Meubelcentrale Zlwc St.Tru0:03:15
38Michiel Dieleman (Bel) Vanomobil MTB Cycling Team0:03:19
39Jan Van Zeebroeck (Bel) Wk Noord West Brabant0:03:33
40Michael Winterberg (Swi) VC Pfaffnau-Roggliswil0:03:35
41Gerry Druyts (Bel)0:03:45
42Angelo De Clercq (Bel)0:03:55
43Edwin Arts (Ned)0:04:00
44Kaj Slenter (Ned)
45Khangarid Naran (Mon)
46Jelle Brackman (Bel) MTB Dreamteam AArtselAAr
47Arnaud Van Den Abeele (Bel) BKCP - Powerplus0:04:12
48Dimitri Stevens (Bel)0:04:45
49Stijn Mortelmans (Bel)0:05:05
50Bart Barkhuis (Ned)0:05:30
51Myagmarsuren Baasankhuu (Mon)
52Mathias Haezebrouck (Bel)0:05:40
53Vincent Van Hooste (Bel)0:06:48
54Dario Stauble (Swi)
55Jean-Baptiste Taleux (Fra)
56Andy Wagemans (Bel)
57Rutger La Haye (Bel)
58Klaas Vankersschaever (Bel)
59Joachim Janssens (Bel) Wk Noord West Brabant
60Mart Brandon (USA).

U23 Superprestige standings
1Tom Meeusen (Bel) Fidea Cycling Team57pts
2Jim Aernouts (Bel) BKCP - Powerplus47
3Robert Gavenda (Svk) Fidea Cycling Team37
4Vincent Baestaens (Bel) Fidea Cycling Team32
5Jan Denuwelaere (Bel) Rendement Hypo Cyclingteam VZW30
6Micki van Empel (Ned) ZZPR.nl-Destil-Merida29
7Kenneth Van Compernolle (Bel) Sunweb-Projob27
8Pawel Szczepaniak (Pol) LKS Pom Strzelce Krajenskie26
9Stef Boden (Bel) AA Drink Cycling Team25
10Arnaud Jouffroy (Fra) Vendée U Pays de la Loire21
11Joeri Adams (Bel) Rabobank19
12Lars van der Haar (Ned)16
13Mitchell Huenders (Ned) AA Cycling Team15
14Kacper Szczepaniak (Pol) LKS Pom Strzelce Krajenskie12
15Marcel Meisen (Ger) Team Kuota - Indeland
16Elia Silvestri (Ita)11pts
17Sascha Weber (Ger) FC Rheinland-Pfalz Flonheim9
18Sven Beelen (Bel) Easypay Cyclocross Team
19Twan van den Brand (Ned) Sunweb Projob Cycling Team8pts
20Mathieu Boulo (Fra) AC Lanester7
21Tijmen Eising (Ned)
22Kevin Cant (Bel) AVB - Cycling Team5pts
23Wietse Bosmans (Bel)
24Kevin Eeckhout (Bel) Sunweb-Projob
25Jirí Polnický (Cze) Empella Czech Team4pts
26Lubomír Petruš (Cze) BKCP - Power Plus3
27Corné van Kessel (Ned)2
28Vinnie Braet (Bel)1

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