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Frenchmen Boudat is Baptiste Planckaert off in the Circuit de Wallonie

5bc0219fa20843992a3b8a0cc09e4655 - Frenchmen Boudat is Baptiste Planckaert off in the Circuit de Wallonie

The Frenchman Thomas Boudat (Total-Direct Energy) has Thursday at the Circuit de Wallonie (cat. 1.1) on his palmares. In a group of five sprinted Boudat after 192,2 km with start and finish in Mont-sur-Marchienne faster than Baptiste Planckaert (Wallonie-Bruxelles). The Dutchman Niki Terpstra, team-mate of Boudat, stood on the stage.

At over 40 kilometers opened Terpstra the debates in this 53rd edition of the Circuit de Wallonie, which is under the UCI profstatuut was driven. The Dutchman was joined by his fellow countryman, Oscar Riesebeek and Planckaert. Not much later, locks are still two teammates of Terpstra: the French Anthony Turgis and Boudat. The peloton approached in the slotkilometers, but would never return.

In the sprint, Boudat the force majeure in the race convincingly, for Planckaert. With Arjen Livyns on the ninth ended a two Belgians in the top ten. For the 25-year-old Boudat was his first victory of the season, the third of his career. On the roll of honour follows the Frenchman and the Dane Mikkel Frolich Honoré.