By VeloNews Interactive wire services, Copyright 2001 AFP
Former world champion Richard Groenendaal (Rabobank) scored his first win of the season on Saturday at the UCI race in Coxyde, Belgium, on the North Sea. Groenendaal took a solo win, finishing 29 seconds up on world champion Erwin Vervecken (Spaarselect).
1. Richard Groenendaal (Nl), in 1:02:30; 2. Erwin Vervecken (B), at 0:29; 3. Tom Vanoppen (B), at 0:38; 4. Sven Nijs (B), at 0:38; 5. Peter Van Santvliet (B), at 1:10.