The possibility exists that Sven Nys Saturday afternoon are no longer the only thing is that all the races of the world cup won in one season. After Pouring, Tree, Ruddervoorde, Gavere, Zonhoven, Diegem and Hoogstraten can Mathieu van der Poel in Middelkerke an eight on eight in the regelmatigheidscriterium achieve. It would be the supremacy of the newly crowned world champion this season but even a little bit of extra shine.
Van der Poel is now ready to go for the full loot. That is to say, eight times in 15 points. Nys dropped in 2006-2007 in each Superprestigecross everyone behind.
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“Complete offday from Mathieu? I hope there are no more”
For the final ranking is Toon Aerts on eleven points the closest enemy Van der Poel. “I must already rely on a complete offday from Mathieu to give him the final victory to savour. So I hope not more the first place,” said Aerts. “I myself can no one being overtaken. This ensures that I tactically can rates in Middelkerke. Last year I was seventh. Then it was ‘on’ after the world championships. I finished after that world cup even a single time more in the top five. My current season. I picked up 28 podium finishes, and earned five victories. I go to the hole. This means that I still start in each cross. To Oostmalle. Then follows a well-deserved vacation without a bike.”
The Pool was the last three editions already the strongest in the Noordzeecross. Last year he continued to Tim Merlier and Michael Vanthourenhout.
For the women, the battle for the overall victory in the Superprestige still exciting. Leader Sanne Cant has only two points for the Dutch Annemarie Sausage. The cross in Middelkerke can Cant already a sixth time, a fifth time in a row in its name. In 2018, showed the world the Dutch Maud Kaptheijns and Laura Verdonschot behind.
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