The 24-year-old Thalita de Jong (Experza Footlogix Ladies CT) Saturday the Kasteelcross in Zonnebeke, near Ypres, in the women elite won. The Dutch took it over, separated for Loes Sels. Ellen Van Loy finished third. For Thalita de Jong was her first victory of the season. On the hall of fame follows them himself.
It was The Young who immediately the entire pack in tow took in the field. Ellen Van Loy followed in its track just as the Czech Pavla Havlikova. Loes Sels drove a little further and was able to gradually the gap to the three leaders to bridge. The foursome was quickly reduced to three when Havlikova on the bars fell. When an acceleration of The Young tried Of Loy to slip, but the vice-Belgian champion rode against a pole and lost precious time.
The Young continued and Sels settled on the second place. These positions would not change. Ellen Van Loy was her third place, consolidate, while Jolien Verschueren after another bad start to a beautiful remonte award-winning with a fourth place. Havlikova had to settle for fifth place.
“This is the second time in a row that I win. Logical that I this is a very nice cross”, laughed The Young after the cross. “I have a difficult period behind with a lot of physical discomfort. Fortunately, everything is over now and I have been in a positive flow. It’s getting better and I build on”.
Thalite the Young must in the Netherlands have to fight for a world cup selection. “Indeed, I have no certainty to participate in the world championship, which this year even in his own country,” continued De Jong. “Of course I want to Valkenburg to start. I hope that, as a coach, my game has viewed. If I can start at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS that will be from the last place must be because my ranking is not so good. So, it will be difficult to get a nice performance to put down. Tomorrow/Sunday I will ride in the Luxembourg Leudelange and I leave so the Wereldbekercross in Nommay. I hope that’s where the line pulling through.”
Nys second among newbies
Earlier in the day went to the juniors the victory to Xander Geysels. He took it well separated from Jelle Vermoote and Len Dejonghe. When the rookie was Dante Coremans than just a little bit faster than the Belgian champion Thibau Nys. Yorben Lauryssen was third.