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Mathieu van der Poel and Wout van Aert crosses in Maldegem for the last battle in the field

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The Parkcross of Wednesday in Maldegem welcomes the brand new world champion Mathieu van der Poel. Also Wout van Aert is there at the start. Who does that for the first time and for the last time in his merkentrui of Cibel-Cebon. After the Parkcross starts for Van Aert, the preparation for the coming season. Also Show Aerts drops down to the Saint-Addition, which is to ensure that the world cup stage of the party.

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Also the silver medal in the promises, Eli Iserbyt, come to 15h00 at the start with the elite, just as Michael Vanthourenhout and Laurens Sweeck.

Wout van Aert depends on the veldritfiets after Maldegem for this season on the hook. He leaves then, on vacation, on 11 February to join in the Jumbo-Vismaploeg. His first wegkoers is the Omloop het Nieuwsblad, on 2 march.

Mathieu van der Poel remains a while longer in the field, with participation in Lille, Hoogstraten, and Middelkerke, and Holly. The newly crowned world champion cyclo-cross begins its season in Nokere Curonian, on Wednesday 20 march.

Last year took the victory in Maldegem to Laurens Sweeck. He got it when the Dutchman David van der Poel and Tim Merlier. Mathieu van der Poel won in 2017, Wout van Aert was still not in the Parkcross to win.

In the women’s topt brand new world champion Sanne Cant the poster. Last year was the victory in the women reserved for the Dutch Marianne Vos. They got separated for her compatriot Annemarie Sausage. Laura Verdonschot completed the podium.

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