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Masterful Van der Poel equals Nys after new demonstration in Hulst

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Mathieu van der Poel has on the Vestingcross in Holly his 30th victory of the veldritseizoen. An incredible feat which he Sven Nys equals that in the 2006-2007 season with 30 victories recorded.

By the absence of world champion Wout van Aert was there in advance, but 1 big favorite in Holly. Mathieu van der Poel seemed to realize, because the European champion took over at the start already in the lead. Brother David van der Poel was a little later but still close the gap after a slider of Mathieu and Michael Vanthourenhout, the silver man of the world cup in Valkenburg, came to connect. At the end of round two, thought that VDP moment came and he let his older brother David and Vanthourenhout on the spot.

Michael Vanthourenhout was without major problems for second place hold, but David van der Poel had his fast start pay and was also drove past by Tom Meeusen, Eli Iserbyt and Laurens Sweeck. After a few errors of Vanthourenhout, it was still wildly exciting in the front, making the slot even four contenders for two podiumplekken. Laurens Sweeck rode as first road, Tom Meeusen was followed later in his wake.

Far for the other tenors could, however, no one what to do to Mathieu van der Poel, who with great force his 30th seizoenszege picked up. This equals he Sven Nys, only Roland Liboton did ever better. Sweeck could end up just Meeusen away with his third place take the podium on if. Eli Iserbyt, the world champion in the promises, fell just next to the stage and was fourth for Michael Vanthourenhout.

Results Vestingcross Holly:

1. Mathieu van der Poel

2. Laurens Sweeck

3. Tom Meeusen

4. Eli Iserbyt

5. Michael Vanthourenhout

6. David van der Poel

7. Toon Aerts

8. Kevin Pauwels

9. Tim Merlier

10. Lars van der haar

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