Michael Vanthourenhout wins Telenet Superprestige Merksplas

Michael Vanthourenhout (Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal) claimed an emphatic victory in a greasy, treacherous Telenet Superprestige round in Merksplas. The Belgian, superior in the tricky, technical section of the course, went clear on the second to last lap and held onto the lead through to the finish.

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Full Results
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Vanthourenhout (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal 0:59:33
2Eli Iserbyt (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal 0:00:08
3Laurens Sweeck (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal 0:00:13
4Toon Aerts (Bel) Telenet Baloise Lions
5Corne van Kessel (Ned) Tormans Cyclo Cross Team 0:00:22
6Lars van der Haar (Ned) Telenet Baloise Lions 0:00:27
7Felipe Orts Lloret (Spa) Teika-BH-Gsport 0:00:36
8Niels Vandeputte (Bel) Alpecin-Fenix 0:00:43
9Daan Soete (Bel) Group Hens-Maes Containers 0:00:50
10Diether Sweeck (Bel) Credishop-Fristads 0:01:15
11Quinten Hermans (Bel) Tormans Cyclo Cross Team 0:01:27
12Vincent Baestaens (Bel) Group Hens-Maes Containers 0:01:46
13Anton Ferdinande (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal 0:01:54
14Thijs Aerts (Bel) Telenet Baloise Lions 0:02:06
15Jim Aernouts (Bel) Telenet Baloise Lions 0:02:12
16Ryan Kamp (Ned) Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal 0:02:17
17Timo Kielich (Bel) Credishop-Fristads
18Pim Ronhaar (Ned) Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal
19David van der Poel (Ned) Alpecin-Fenix 0:02:33
20Kevin Kuhn (Swi) Tormans Cyclo Cross Team 0:02:38
21Toon Vandebosch (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal 0:02:44
22Yentl Bekaert (Bel) Telenet Baloise Lions 0:02:45
23Joran Wyseure (Bel) 0:02:47
24Steve Chainel (Fra) Cross Team Legendre 0:02:50
25Loris Rouiller (Swi) Alpecin-Fenix 0:03:00
26David Menut (Fra) Cross Team Legendre 0:03:22
27Emiel Verstrynge (Bel) Tormans Cyclo Cross Team 0:03:30
28Thibau Nys (Bel) Telenet Baloise Lions 0:03:36
29Kevin Suarez Fernandez (Spa) Nesta-Skoda Alecar CX Team 0:03:37
30Curtis White (USA) 0:03:57
31Théo Thomas (Fra) Tormans Cyclo Cross Team 0:03:58
32Arne Vrachten (Bel) 0:04:11
33Mees Hendrikx (Ned) Credishop-Fristads 0:04:29
34Thomas Mein (GBr) Tormans Cyclo Cross Team 0:04:33
35Julian Siemons (Bel) 0:04:41
36Joshua Dubau (Fra) 0:04:51
37Florian Richard Andrade (Fra) Cross Team Legendre 0:05:06
38Rémi Lelandais (Fra) Cross Team Legendre 0:05:10
39Ingmar Uytdewilligen (Bel) 0:05:24
40Yan Gras (Fra) AAA Sörius 0:05:26
41Lander Loockx (Bel) Group Hens-Maes Containers 0:05:30
42Robin Alderweireld (Bel) 0:05:34
43Maik Van Der Heijden (Ned) 0:05:41
44Thomas Verheyen (Bel) 0:05:45
45Gianni Siebens (Bel) 0:05:47
46Arne Baers (Bel)
47Ben Turner (GBr) Trinity Racing
48Nicolas Cleppe (Bel) Telenet Baloise Lions
49Joachim van Looveren (Bel) Proximus-Alphamotorhomes-Doltcini CT
50Ward Huybs (Bel) Telenet Baloise Lions
51Stan Godrie (Ned)
52Gerben Kuypers (Bel)
53Jelle Vermoote (Bel)
54Arno Van Den Broeck (Bel)
55Jetze van Campenhout (Bel) Group Hens-Maes Containers
56Luke Verburg (Ned) Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal
57Kenneth Van Compernolle (Bel)
58Lilian Schneider (Fra) Cross Team Legendre
59Kyle Agterberg (Ned)
60Antoine Huby (Fra) Cross Team Legendre
61Niels Koyen (Bel)
62Elio Clarysse (Bel)
DNFTom Meeusen (Bel) Group Hens-Maes Containers
DNFJelle Camps (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal
DNFCameron Mason (GBr) Trinity Racing
DNFAndreas Goeman (Bel) Telenet Baloise Lions
DNFLen Dejonghe (Bel) Group Hens-Maes Containers
DNFUgo Ananie (Fra) Cross Team Legendre
DNFDolf Pemen (Bel) Proximus-Alphamotorhomes-Doltcini CT
DNFYdris Salomez (Bel) Proximus-Alphamotorhomes-Doltcini CT

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