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Through Flanders: Jorgenson wins in a race marked by van Aert's big fall, the classification

The race À through Flanders, marked by the big fall involving the main favorites, wasé won by American runner Matteo Jorgenson.

END OF LIVE. Despite; the difficulties of the Visma | Lease a Bike, which loses its leader Wout van Aert, Matteo Jorgenson is living a “dream this season”, between his victory at Paris-Nice and his first classic today

16:45 – Thomas Gachignard first Frenchman

Party in the & After an early morning escape, Thomas Gachignard finished 10th and first Frenchman, while French champion Valentin Madouas finished in the top 20. The complete ranking

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16:43 – Abrahamsen and Küng complete the podium

Jonas Abrahamsen, sole survivor from the morning breakaway, took second place while Stefan Küng finished third.

< p>Matteo Jorgenson asserts himself on this classic À across Flanders! In a race marked by the fall of the favorites to 80 kilometers from the finish, including that of Wout Van Aert, the Visma | Lease a Bike wins thanks to the hard work of Tiesj Benoot and Jorgenson, already winner of Paris-Nice this year.

16:33 – Jorgenson alone in the lead

At five kilometers Jorgenson takes off alone in the lead and counts 21'' in advance!

Matteo Jorgenson attacks à six kilometers from the finish, and escapes for real! Nobody can follow the winner of Paris-Nice

16:31 – Tiesj Benoot accelerates again

Benoot does the job to tire everyone out and put Jorgenson into orbit. Stefan Kung answers, and Tarling can no longer follow

16:25 – Only 15 kilometers left until the finish ;eacute;e

More than riders compete for the final victory: Tiesj Benoot and Matteo Jorgenson for Team Visma | Lease a Bike, Stefan Küng for Groupama-FDJ, Dries De Bondt for Décathlon-AG2R, Joshua Tarling for Ineos and Jonas Abrahamsen for Uno-X Mobility

Alberto Bettiol is à stop on the side of the road! The Italian, victim of cramps, will not knock today

16:16 – Abrahamsen is also back ;eacute; on the head

The Norwegian made the effort to stay in contact

< h3 class="app_edito_title_2">16:10 – Bettiol passes à the attack

At the entrance to Nokereberg Alberto Bettiol attacks frankly to outrun everyone. Matteo Jorgenson and Kung arrive à return, just like Dries de Bondt.

The Groupama-FDJ rider hurts à everyone in the escape, with strong acceleration. Tiesj Benoot struggles à follow. 

15:58 – The platoon should not return

The final victory should be decided between the twelve riders in front, since the peloton only wastes time and does not get along, 1'40'' from now on. Alberto Bettiol is a favorite there, especially since he is always accompanied by by Michael Valgren.  

There are only 35 kilometers left in this race À across Flanders. The leading group of twelve riders has 1'30'' ahead of the peloton, as we arrive at the main paved sectors.

15:54 – Matthews tries to get out

While getting along is not good in the peloton, Michael Matthews tries to get out to wake up the group .


Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116