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Van Aert Wins In Namur – Video And Photo Gallery
PeloPic: Does The big winner of the 2017 cyclocross season, Mathieu van der Poel (Beobank-Corendon), suffering with a cold or is the World champion, Wout Van Aert (Crelan-Charles), coming into form in time to retain his Rainbow jersey?

Van Aert won the Namur round of the Telenet UCI World Cup on Sunday with a solo performance taking a minute out of second placed Toon Aerts (Telenet-Fidea), with European champion Van Der Poel a further 2 seconds back. It was a muddy day in Belgium, but Van Aert attacked on the first lap and was not seen again by the others till the podium.

Race report in EUROTRASH Monday.



Namur - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - Van Der Poel Mathieu (NED) of Beobank - Corendon during the 6th leg of the Men Elite Telenet UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup 2017 race on December 17, 2017 in Namur, Belgium, 17/12/2017 - photo VK/PN/Cor Vos © 2017
It wasn't to be the European champion's day

Namur - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - Aerts Toon (BEL) of Telenet - Fidea Lions during the 6th leg of the Men Elite Telenet UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup 2017 race on December 17, 2017 in Namur, Belgium, 17/12/2017 - photo VK/PN/Cor Vos © 2017
2nd ahead of Van der Poel was a good result for Toon Aerts (Telenet-Fidea)

Namur - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - Pauwels Kevin (BEL) of Marlux - Napoleongames during the 6th leg of the Men Elite Telenet UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup 2017 race on December 17, 2017 in Namur, Belgium, 17/12/2017 - photo VK/PN/Cor Vos © 2017
Eventual 4th place wasn't too bad for Kevin Pauwels (Marlux-Napoleon Games)

Namur - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - Van Aert Wout (BEL) of Crelan - Charles team during the 6th leg of the Men Elite Telenet UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup 2017 race on December 17, 2017 in Namur, Belgium, 17/12/2017 - photo VK/PN/Cor Vos © 2017
The World champion solo in the mud of Namur

Namur - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - Hermans Quinten () of Telenet - Fidea Lions during the 6th leg of the Men Elite Telenet UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup 2017 race on December 17, 2017 in Namur, Belgium, 17/12/2017 - photo VK/PN/Cor Vos © 2017
Quinten Hermans (Telenet-Fidea) took 10th on a hard day

Namur - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - Van Aert Wout (BEL) of Crelan - Charles team during the 6th leg of the Men Elite Telenet UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup 2017 race on December 17, 2017 in Namur, Belgium, 17/12/2017 - photo VK/PN/Cor Vos © 2017
World champion Wout Van Aert was king of the mud

Namur - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - Wout van Aert during the 6th leg of the Men Elite Telenet UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup 2017 race on December 17, 2017 in Namur, Belgium, 17/12/2017 - photo VK/PN/Cor Vos © 2017
Over a 1 minute victory by Wout Van Aert

Namur - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - Aerts Toon (BEL) of Telenet - Fidea Lions - Van Der Poel Mathieu (NED) of Beobank - Corendon podium during the 6th leg of the Men Elite Telenet UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup 2017 race on December 17, 2017 in Namur, Belgium, 17/12/2017 - photo VK/PN/Cor Vos © 2017
Aerts finished ahead of Van der Poel

Namur - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - Van Der Poel Mathieu (NED) of Beobank - Corendon during the 6th leg of the Men Elite Telenet UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup 2017 race on December 17, 2017 in Namur, Belgium, 17/12/2017 - photo VK/PN/Cor Vos © 2017
A hard weekend for Mathieu

Namur - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - Aerts Toon (BEL) of Telenet - Fidea Lions, Van Aert Wout (BEL) of Crelan - Charles team, Van Der Poel Mathieu (NED) of Beobank - Corendon podium during the 6th leg of the Men Elite Telenet UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup 2017 race on December 17, 2017 in Namur, Belgium, 17/12/2017 - photo VK/PN/Cor Vos © 2017
The Namur'17 podium

Telenet UCI Cyclocross World Cup - Namur Result:
1. Wout Van Aert (Bel) Crelan-Charles at 1:07:47
2. Toon Aerts (Bel) Telenet Fidea Lions at 1:04
3. Mathieu Van Der Poel (Ned) Beobank-Corendon at 1:06
4. Kevin Pauwels (Bel) Marlux-Napoleon Games at 1:58
5. Michael Vanthourenhout (Bel) Marlux-Napoleon Games at 2:08
6. Corne Van Kessel (Ned) Telenet Fidea Lions at 2:24
7. Marcel Meisen (Ger) Steylaerts-Betfirst at 2:37
8. Laurens Sweeck (Bel) Era-Circus at 2:59
9. Daan Soete (Bel) Telenet Fidea Lions at 3:12
10. Quinten Hermans (Bel) Telenet Fidea Lions at 3:21.

 


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