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Jan-Willem of the Ship as the only one of the bunch to win the first stage of the Baloise Belgium Tour

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Jan-Willem of the Vessel, the first stage of the Baloise Belgium Tour (cat. 2.BC won the game. The 24-year-old English hardrijder and pistier of We Charles, it was 184,3 km), between St. Nicholas and Knokke-Heist, belgium for the last overblijver flight of the day, and it was only just a chasing pack after a superb effort. Of course, he is also the leader.

It was not a traditional sprintersetappe in Knokke-Heist, belgium. Contrary to all expectations, continued to Jan-Willem of the Ship, as the last vluchter the pack for and then solo to the finish, with a lead of a few seconds at the end of it.

Therein, the won-Tim Merlier (Corendon-Circus) in the sprint for the second place, by artist Fabio’s Deceuninck – Quick-Step. The Vessel will also be the first leader.

Tomorrow/Thursday, pulling the pack from Knokke-Heist to Zottegem (180,8 km). The Tour of Belgium and ends on Sunday, with the last two editions were won by Jens Keukeleire but this time it won’t start.

Results:

1. John William, Of The Ship

2. Tim Merlier

3. Fabio’s