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Mathieu van der Poel is going for a third win in a row in the Superprestige Gieten

After the world Cup, with Waterloo and Iowa City for two games far, is Sunday with the world cup the second regelmatigheidscriterium in the cross on the hallway shot. That happens in the Dutch Casting. Mathieu van der Poel, a first time winner in 2014, go for your own audience for a third victory in a row. Wout van Aert was able to in 2015, the hegemony of the European champion break.

In Casting they are Sunday already to the 43rd edition. It is the oldest international cyclocross in the Netherlands. The trail was again what been doctored. Thus there is a staircase, allowing the participants once more of the bike. In addition, the passage to the “hondenweide” again in the arms closed.

Last year colored Van der Poel and Van Aert the match with Laurens Sweeck and Tom Meeusen. The Dutchman struck after three quarters of a cross a hole on the competition and the first round in the world cup to write his name. Later he won five and he was for the third time overall winner in the regelmatigheidscriterium. Van Aert was in Casting second, 15 seconds. Even now, the two favourites, though it also crosses Show Aerts nose to the window. Aerts is a leader in the wereldbekerstand and built after Iowa City a rest in.

When the women went to the profit last year to the Dutch Maud Kaptheijns. Nikki Brammeier was second, for Sophie de Boer. World champion Sanne Cant was the sixth and best Belgian.

The cyclocross in Gieten is the only foreign cross in the list of the world cup. The organization is for the first time in the hands of the Flanders Classics. They have, among others, the Tour of Flanders, Gent-Wevelgem and the opening classic Omloop het Nieuwsblad in their portfolio, and want to be with the world cup now in cyclo-cross disciplines.

The matches of the world cup:

Sunday 14 October: Gieten (Ned)

Saturday, October 20: Tree

Sunday 28 October: Ruddervoorde

Sunday 11 november: Gavere

Sunday 16 december: Zonhoven

Sunday 30 december: Diegem

Sunday 10 February 2019: Hoogstraten

Saturday 16 February 2019: Middelkerke

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