Mathieu van der Poel has won nine of the last 10 Superprestige races after capturing victory on Sunday in Zonhoven, Belgium.
Mathieu van der Poel claims a hotly contested Superprestige win at Zonhoven, outdueling Wout Van Aert in the final meters of the race
Zonhoven's sand pit delivers a thrilling race as Cant and Van Aert triumph in the second round of the Superprestige series.
Sven Nys looked to have things well in hand at the Superprestige Zonhoven until Kevin Pauwels chased him down and passed him for the victory
A slow start didn't keep Nys from repeating his 2012 victory at Zonhoven, as a late surge by Albert fell just short of success
Kupfernagel said afterward that she couldn't match the young Belgian's speed
The two fought a battle royale that didn't end until the final meters of dirt, where Nys shot past Albert for the win
Superprestige Zonhoven Men
- 1. Niels Albert (Bel), 58:30
- 2. Sven Nys (Bel), 58:58
- 3. Kevin Pauwels (Bel), 59:32
- 4. Zdenek Stybar (Cze), 59:57
- 5. Bart Wellens (Bel), 1:00:08
- 1. Sanne Van Paassen (Ned)
- 2. Nikki Harris (Gbr)
- 3. Sabrina Stultiens (Ned)
- 4. Sanne Cant (Bel)
- 5. Pavla Havlikova (Cze)
Niels Albert (BKCP-Powerplus) and Sanne Van Paassen (Brainwash) won the Superprestige stop in Zonhoven on Sunday.