Cyclocross World Cup Heusden-Zolder – Gallery And Video
PeloPic: European champion Mathieu van der Poel (Beobank-Corendon) won round 7 of the Telenet UCI Cyclocross World Cup in Heusden-Zolder, Belgium on Boxing Day. The Dutchman had been ill and ‘only’ finishing 3rd in Namur the weekend before, but bounced back for his usual domination.
On the dry course, Van der Poel, rode solo in his usual manner for the win. World champion Wout Van Aert (Crelan-Charles), was back to second place with Laurens Sweeck (ERA-Circus) in third.
Tom Pidcock (GB) won the Under 23 race and World champion, Sanne Cant (Bel) took the women’s race from Katherine Compton (USA).
Tom Pidcock won the U23 race
Woman’s champion Sanne Cant
UCI Cyclocross World Cup – Heusden-Zolder Result:
1. Mathieu Van Der Poel (Ned) in 1:03:16
2. Laurens Sweeck (Bel) at 0:33
3. Wout Van Aert (Bel)
4. Lars Van Der Haar (Ned) at 1:18
5. Daan Soete (Bel) at 1:39
6. Corne Van Kessel (Ned) at 1:54
7. Tim Merlier (Bel) at 1:55
8. Toon Aerts (Bel) at 1:58
9. Michael Vanthourenhout (Bel) at 2:07
10. Jens Adams (Bel) at 2:40.