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Vanthourenhout wins World Cup in Valkenburg

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Michael Vanthourenhout (Belgium) wins the U23 men's race at the opening 'cross World Cup in Valkenburg

Michael Vanthourenhout (Belgium) wins the U23 men's race at the opening 'cross World Cup in Valkenburg
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An exhausted Mathieu van der Poel (Netherlands) after finishing 3rd in the U23 race at the 'cross World Cup in Valkenburg

An exhausted Mathieu van der Poel (Netherlands) after finishing 3rd in the U23 race at the 'cross World Cup in Valkenburg
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Third place finisher Mathieu van der Poel (Netherlands) gave it his all in the U23 race at the 'cross World Cup in Valkenburg

Third place finisher Mathieu van der Poel (Netherlands) gave it his all in the U23 race at the 'cross World Cup in Valkenburg
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Michael Vanthourenhout (Belgium) celebrates victory in the U23 men's race at the 'cross World Cup in Valkenburg

Michael Vanthourenhout (Belgium) celebrates victory in the U23 men's race at the 'cross World Cup in Valkenburg
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U23 men's podium at 'cross World Cup in Valkenburg (L-R): Wout Van Aert (Belgium), Michael Vanthourenhout (Belgium) and Mathieu van der Poel (Netherlands)

U23 men's podium at 'cross World Cup in Valkenburg (L-R): Wout Van Aert (Belgium), Michael Vanthourenhout (Belgium) and Mathieu van der Poel (Netherlands)
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Michael Vanthourenhout (Belgium) has won the U23 event at the 'cross World Cup in Valkenburg

Michael Vanthourenhout (Belgium) has won the U23 event at the 'cross World Cup in Valkenburg
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Wout Van Aert (Belgium) outsprints Mathieu van der Poel (Netherlands) for second place at the U23 race at the 'cross World Cup in Valkenburg

Wout Van Aert (Belgium) outsprints Mathieu van der Poel (Netherlands) for second place at the U23 race at the 'cross World Cup in Valkenburg
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Michael Vanthourenhout (Belgium) leads the U23 men's 'cross World Cup having won the opening round in Valkenburg

Michael Vanthourenhout (Belgium) leads the U23 men's 'cross World Cup having won the opening round in Valkenburg
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Full Results

U23 men
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Vanthourenhout (Bel) Belgium0:47:41
2Wout Van Aert (Bel) Belgium0:00:20
3Mathieu Van Der Poel (Ned) Netherlands0:00:21
4Stan Godrie (Ned) Netherlands0:01:01
5Tim Merlier (Bel) Belgium0:01:06
6Gianni Vermeersch (Bel) Belgium0:01:12
7Vojtech Nipl (Cze) Czech Republic0:01:17
8David Van Der Poel (Ned) Netherlands0:01:25
9Mike Teunissen (Ned) Netherlands0:01:31
10David Menut (Fra) France0:01:58
11Tomas Paprstka (Cze) Czech Republic0:02:02
12Clément Venturini (Fra) France0:02:14
13Michael Boros (Cze) Czech Republic0:02:28
14Emiel Dolfsma (Ned) Netherlands0:02:37
15Laurens Sweeck (Bel) Belgium0:02:43
16Jonathan Lastra Martinez (Spa) Spain0:02:47
17Gioele Bertolini (Ita) Italy0:02:55
18Martijn Budding (Ned) Netherlands0:03:02
19Richard Jansen (Ned) Netherlands0:03:06
20Fabien Doubey (Fra) France0:03:12
21Logan Owen (USA) United States0:03:18
22Matej Lasak (Cze) Czech Republic0:03:22
23Dylan Page (Swi) Switzerland0:03:28
24Jakub Skala (Cze) Czech Republic0:03:44
25Jonas Pedersen (Den) Denmark0:03:51
26Ondrej Glajza (Svk) Slovakia0:04:07
27Toon Aerts (Bel) Belgium0:04:15
28Fabian Lienhard (Swi) Switzerland0:04:23
29Lukas Müller (Swi) Switzerland0:04:44
30Nicolas Samparisi (Ita) Italy0:04:49
31Lorenzo Samparisi (Ita) Italy0:04:50
-1lapSeverin Saegesser (Swi) Switzerland
-1lapBen Sumner (GBr) Great Britain
-1lapCurtis White (USA) United States
-1lapLars Forster (Swi) Switzerland
-1lapTobin Ortenblad (USA) United States
-1lapSimon Vozar (Svk) Slovakia
-1lapLukas Meiler (Ger) Germany
-1lapWenzel Böhm-Gräber (Ger) Germany
-1lapFelix Drumm (Ger) Germany
-1lapDominic Grab (Swi) Switzerland
-1lapJack Clarkson (GBr) Great Britain
-2lapsKoen Weijers (Ned) Netherlands-B
-2lapsMax Lindenau (Ger) Germany
-3lapsAdam Martin (GBr) Great Britain

U23 men's standings
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Vanthourenhout (Bel) Belgium60pts
2Wout Van Aert (Bel) Belgium50
3Mathieu Van Der Poel (Ned) Netherlands45
4Stan Godrie (Ned) Netherlands40
5Tim Merlier (Bel) Belgium35
6Gianni Vermeersch (Bel) Belgium30
7Vojtech Nipl (Cze) Czech Republic28
8David Van Der Poel (Ned) Netherlands26
9Mike Teunissen (Ned) Netherlands24
10David Menut (Fra) France22
11Tomas Paprstka (Cze) Czech Republic20
12Clément Venturini (Fra) France19
13Michael Boros (Cze) Czech Republic18
14Emiel Dolfsma (Ned) Netherlands17
15Laurens Sweeck (Bel) Belgium16
16Jonathan Lastra Martinez (Spa) Spain15
17Gioele Bertolini (Ita) Italy14
18Martijn Budding (Ned) Netherlands13
19Richard Jansen (Ned) Netherlands12
20Fabien Doubey (Fra) France11
21Logan Owen (USA) United States10
22Matej Lasak (Cze) Czech Republic9
23Dylan Page (Swi) Switzerland8
24Jakub Skala (Cze) Czech Republic7
25Jonas Pedersen (Den) Denmark6
26Ondrej Glajza (Svk) Slovakia5
27Toon Aerts (Bel) Belgium4
28Fabian Lienhard (Swi) Switzerland3
29Lukas Müller (Swi) Switzerland2
30Nicolas Samparisi (Ita) Italy1

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