Mathieu van der Poel storms to victory at GP Sven Nys

OTEGEM BELGIUM JANUARY 13 Mathieu Van Der Poel of The Netherlands and AlpecinFenix Team during the 52nd Internationale Betafence CX Otegem 2020 Men Elite UCICX Otegem on January 13 2020 in Otegem Belgium Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images
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Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) started 2021 with a bang, delivering a commanding performance to win the GP Sven Nys on New Year's Day. 

In the latest round of the his rivalry with Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma), the Dutchman came out on top, leaving the Belgian scrambling in vain to chase back on the final lap. 

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Full Results
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mathieu Van Der Poel (Ned) Alpecin - Fenix 1:00:18
2Wout Van Aert (Bel) 0:00:08
3Thomas Pidcock (GBr) Trinity Racing 0:00:32
4Eli Iserbyt (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal 0:00:41
5Michael Vanthourenhout (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal 0:00:46
6Toon Aerts (Bel) Baloise Trek Lions 0:01:10
7Lars Van Der Haar (Ned) Baloise Trek Lions 0:01:59
8Corne Van Kessel (Ned) Tormans Cyclo Cross Team 0:02:21
9Laurens Sweeck (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal 0:02:35
10Quinten Hermans (Bel) Tormans Cyclo Cross Team 0:02:42
11Thijs Aerts (Bel) Baloise Trek Lions 0:03:00
12Ben Turner (GBr) Trinity Racing 0:03:05
13Timo Kielich (Bel) Credishop-Fristads 0:03:17
14Diether Sweeck (Bel) Credishop-Fristads 0:03:22
15Tom Meeusen (Bel) Group Hens - Maes Containers 0:03:27
16Lander Loockx (Bel) Group Hens - Maes Containers 0:03:34
17Ryan Kamp (Ned) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal 0:03:37
18Thibau Nys (Bel) Baloise Trek Lions
19Thomas Mein (GBr) Tormans Cyclo Cross Team 0:03:59
20Mees Hendrikx (Ned) Credishop-Fristads 0:04:06
21Loris Rouiller (Swi) Alpecin - Fenix 0:04:11
22Curtis White (USA) 0:04:57
23Jim Aernouts (Bel) Baloise Trek Lions 0:05:02
24Toon Vandebosch (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal 0:05:17
25Yentl Bekaert (Bel) Baloise Trek Lions 0:05:22
26Arne Vrachten (Bel) 0:06:36
27Ward Huybs (Bel) Baloise Trek Lions 0:07:24
28Seppe Rombouts (Bel) 0:07:37
29Lennert Belmans (Bel) Iko - Crelan 0:07:41
30Mario Junquera San Millan (Spa) 0:07:53
31Thomas Verheyen (Bel) 0:08:01
32Victor Thomas (Fra) 0:09:05
33Wout Vervoort (Bel)
34Dolf Pemen (Bel) Proximus - Alphamotorhomes - Doltcini Ct
35Klaas Groenen (Ned)
36Koen Van Dijke (Ned)
37Timothé Gabriel (Fra)
38Elio Clarysse (Bel) Proximus - Alphamotorhomes - Doltcini Ct
39Ydris Salomez (Bel) Proximus - Alphamotorhomes - Doltcini Ct
DNFPim Ronhaar (Ned) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal
DNFJelle Camps (Bel) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal
DNFJonathan Anderson (USA)
DNFJustin Laevens (Bel) Proximus - Alphamotorhomes - Doltcini Ct
DSQMichael Van Den Ham (Can)

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