Piet Allegaert Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise Saturday in the 79th edition of the Eurométropole Tour de france to his name. In the finish, a back of the group, took a 24-year-old is now in the following 176,7 km of La Louvière, and the Office is surprisingly the Frenchman, Florian Sénéchal (Deceuninck – Quick-Step), and Jasper Stuyven (Trek Segafredo). For West-Flemish, it was the first win of the season, his first profzege as well. In the hall of fame of the Eurométropole he has good chances of Mads Pedersen (Make-Segafredo on.

“I don’t have the words to express how I feel. I am so moved by this victory”, said Allegaert. “I had good legs. Our group was formed, the sprint was inevitable. I have had the opportunity to be on the right-hand side of the road for the first part of the turn. On the left, there was a crash, which I haven’t seen. I’ve just given it to the finish line. Even though I’m not a sprinter, but I have Sénéchal and Stuyven over and over.”

Stuyven, and Pedersen,

Jasper Stuyven, who finished third, did not have good legs. “I don’t really know why,” he said. “It was a matter of survival today, especially in the hills, in the middle of the trail.”

Stuyvens used and brand new world champion Mads Pedersen was not in the piece. “I was having a bad day, after a long, long, long week of no training,” said the Dane, who had a cold, and his title, therefore, could not be extended. “I wanted to start, in spite of having a cold. But I never really got along. I think my body’s limit has been reached, and it can be seen in a course such as this. However, I was happy to finally have my rainbow jersey and to be able to grow.”


Just in time for the sprint, there was a heavy fall of Young Hodeg. The Colombian Deceuninck – Quick-Step was on his back and rightly so. Subsequently, he was an ambulance carried away.

at the Eurométropole Tour, and the former Franco-Belge, there is a series of three Walloon semiklassiekers from the start Sunday, the Famenne, the Ardennes Classic (1.1), and Tuesday’s Binche-Chimay-Binche (1.1).


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