Katie Compton, Niels Albert win Scheldecross Antwerp

Compton solos to the victory ahead of Cant while Albert bests youngster van der Poel

Katie Compton (Trek Cyclocross Collective) won the Soudal Classics Scheldecross Antwerp on Saturday.

Compton took a lead of a dozen seconds into the final lap and held her edge to the end.

Sanne Cant (Enertherm-BKCP) took second ahead of Nikki Harris (Telenet-Fidea).

In men’s racing, Niels Albert (BKCP-Powerplus) took the victory ahead of Mathieu Van der Poel (Enertherm) and Philipp Walsleben (BKCP).

World champion Sven Nys (Crelan-KDL) finished ninth.