Albert shows he's pro in Kalmthout

Belgian champion Niels Albert (BKCP Powerplus) put on a command performance at the opening C1 cyclo-cross race in Kalmthout, Belgium. The former world champion recently fell under criticism from Belgian cycling legend Roger De Vlaeminck, who accused Albert of not being professional, but proved the harsh words wrong with a stunning solo victory from three laps out.

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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Niels Albert (Bel) BKCP-Powerplus1:02:50
2Bart Wellens (Bel) Telenet-Fidea Cycling Team0:00:13
3Tom Meeusen (Bel) Telenet-Fidea Cycling Team0:00:22
4Francis Mourey (Fra) FDJRow 3 - Cell 2
5Vincent Baestaens (Bel) Landbouwkrediet0:00:37
6Sven Nys (Bel) Landbouwkrediet0:00:43
7Kevin Pauwels (Bel) Sunweb-Revor0:00:46
8Bart Aernouts (Bel) Rabobank-Giant Off Road TeamRow 7 - Cell 2
9Dieter Vanthourenhout (Bel) BKCP-Powerplus0:00:54
10Joeri Adams (Bel) Telenet-Fidea0:01:13
11Thijs Al (Ned) AA Drink Cycling Team0:01:16
12Mariusz Gil (Pol) Baboco - Revor Cycling Team0:01:22
13Klaas Vantornout (Bel) Sunweb-Revor0:01:27
14Gerben De Knegt (Ned) Rabobank-Giant Off Road Team0:01:30
15Philipp Walsleben (Ger) BKCP-Powerplus0:01:43
16Jan Denuwelaere (Bel) Style & Concept0:02:08
17Thijs van Amerongen (Ned) AA Drink Cycling Team0:02:13
18Patrick Gaudy (Bel) Barracuda0:02:18
19Jim Aernouts (Bel) Sunweb-RevorRow 18 - Cell 2
20Egoitz Murgiotio (Spa)0:02:24
21Stijn Huys (Bel) Champion System LBSRow 20 - Cell 2
22Eddy van Ijzendoorn (Ned) AA Drink Cycling TeamRow 21 - Cell 2
23Sven Vanthourenhout (Bel) Landbouwkrediet0:03:19
24Jirí Polnický (Cze) Sunweb - RevorRow 23 - Cell 2
25Kenneth van Compernolle (Bel) Style & Concept0:03:58
26Marcel Meisen (Ger) Team Kuota0:04:04
27Gianni Denolf (Bel) CyclingchampsRow 26 - Cell 2
28Martin Zlámalík (Cze) KDL LandbouwkredietRow 27 - Cell 2
29Alexandre Wypelier (Bel)Row 28 - Cell 2
DNFRadomir Simunek Jr. (Cze) BKCP-PowerplusRow 29 - Cell 2
DNFKevin Cant (Bel) Van Goethem/Prorace CTRow 30 - Cell 2
DNFRob Peeters (Bel) Telenet-Fidea Cycling TeamRow 31 - Cell 2
DNFDries Pauwels (Bel) Van Goethem/Prorace CTRow 32 - Cell 2

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