Team Jumbo-Visma's Belgian finishes second behind Stybar in Harelbeke on March 29th
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Team Jumbo Visma Wout Van Aert placed second at 62nd E3 BinckBank Classic, 204 km with start and finish in Harelbeke (Belgium) on Friday, March 29th. Third placed at Strade Bianche, sixth in a Milan-Sanremo that highlighted his great shape, the Belgian played once again a leading role in quest of a success. Riding Oltre XR4 in his fourth race with Team Jumbo-Visma, Van Aert got to the final stretch with the five-man leading group, sprinting for the victory and eventually settling for the runner-up spot, behind Zdenek Stybar. Van Aert's countryman Greg Van Avermaet rounded out the podium.
CATALUNYA: KRUIJSWIJK HOLDS GC 6th
Team Jumbo Visma's Steven Kruijswijk held the GC sixth position after 99th Volta Ciclista a Catalunya stage 5, 188,1 km from Puigcerdà to Sant Cugat del Vallès (Spain), won by Maximilian Schachmann.
THE BIKE OF WOUT VAN AERT
Wout Van Aert is equipped with Bianchi Oltre XR4. Engineered with the Bianchi CV system powered by Countervail, developed and tested in cooperation with World Tour Team Jumbo-Visma, Oltre XR4 is designed to maximize the aerodynamic advantage and control.