Events

Traksel wins Three Days of West Flanders

Bobbie Traksel (P3 Transfer) won the Three Days of West Flanders on Sunday after claiming victory in the third and final stage, a 186km leg beginning and ending in Ichtegem. The 26-year-old Netherlander took the final overall four seconds ahead of Belgian Niko Eeckhout (Topsport Vlaanderen) and 15 ahead of Russian Serguei Ivanov (Astana).

By Agence France Presse

Bobbie Traksel (P3 Transfer) won the Three Days of West Flanders on Sunday after claiming victory in the third and final stage, a 186km leg beginning and ending in Ichtegem.

The 26-year-old Netherlander took the final overall four seconds ahead of Belgian Niko Eeckhout (Topsport Vlaanderen) and 15 ahead of Russian Serguei Ivanov (Astana).

Results

Stage 3

1. Bobbie Traksel (Ned), P3 Transfer), 186km in 4:22:11 (42,490 kph)

2. Niko Eeckhout (B), Topsport Vlaanderen, same time

3. Serguei Ivanov (Rus), Astana, at 0:03

4. Steffen Wesemann (Swi), Cycle Collstrop, at 1:05

5. Mark Cavendish (GB), Team High Road, at 1:14

Final overall (after three stages)

1. Bobbie Traksel (Ned), P3 Transfer), 12:57:01

2. Niko Eeckhout (B), Topsport Vlaanderen, at 0:04

3. Serguei Ivanov (Rus), Astana, at 0:15

4. Frederic Amorison (B), Landbouwkrediet-Tönissteiner, at 1:29

5. Koen De Kort (Ned), Astana, at 1:30