Eneco Tour 2016 Stage 1: Groenewegen outsprints Bouhanni and Sagan

Dylan Groenewegen - Eneco Tour 2016 Stage 1: Groenewegen outsprints Bouhanni and SaganThe first stage of the Eneco Tour is as flat as can be. Young Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen outsprints Bouhanni and Sagan in a star-stutted feld featuring the likes of Kittel, Greipel and Démare. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 1st stage Eneco Tour

1. Dylan Groenewegen (nld)
2. Nacer Bouhanni (fra) s.t.
3. Peter Sagan (svk) s.t.
4. Edvald Boasson Hagen (nor) s.t.
5. Alexander Kristoff (nor) s.t.
6. Giacamolo Nizzolo (ita) s.t.
7. Arnaud Démare (fra) s.t.
8. Andrea Guardini (ita) s.t.
9. Marcel Kittel (ger) s.t.
10. Roy Jans (bel) s.t.

GC after 1st stage
1. Dylan Groenewegen (nld)
2. Nacer Bouhanni (fra) + 0.04
3. Frederik Backaert (bel) s.t.
4. Laurens De Vreese (bel) + 0.05
5. Peter Sagan (svk) s.t.
6. Matteo Bono (ita) + 0.07
7. Bert Van Lerberghe (bel) + 0.08
8. Brian van Goethem (nld) s.t.
9. Edvald Boasson Hagen (nor) + 0.10
10. Alexander Kristoff (nor) s.t.

Race report
The early break features homeriders Brian van Goethem, Laurens De Vreese, Bert Van Lerberghe, Frederik Backaert with Matteo Bono. They race to a maximum lead of 4 minutes, while they are reeled in with 3 kms left.

The race boils down to a bunch sprint with 23-year old homerider Dylan Groenewegen outpowering Bouhanni and Sagan. The Dutch champion takes the leader’s jersey in doing so.

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