21 August 2020
Van Aert repeats Belgian Time Trial title
Riding Aquila CV, Wout Van Aert defended his Belgian Time Trial title. The Team Jumbo-Visma rider beat World Hour Record holder Campenaerts.
Wout Van Aert defended his Belgian Time Trial title in Koksjide (Belgium) on Thursday August 20th, 2020. Riding his Aquila CV, the Team Jumbo-Visma rider beat World Hour Record holder Victor Campenaerts by 30 seconds over the 41,6 km course, continuing his stunning momentum with the fourth victory of the season. Van Aert started fast and systematically expanded his lead every lap. Now his focus will move to the Tour de France.
BIANCHI WINS THREE STAGES AT CRITERIUM DU DAUPHINE’
Bianchi and Team Jumbo-Visma ended the Critérium du Dauphiné as they started it: winning. Sepp Kuss won the last stage, 142,5 km from the start and arrive in Megève on Sunday August 16th, 2020. After the Primoz Roglic left the race in the leader’s jersey before the final stage, due to the consequences of a crash, the 25-year-old American rider seized the chance to shine on his own, outperforming the strongest riders in the race when the road pointed up.
After the opening victory of Wout Van Aert, Roglic stamped his authority in the second stage, with the arrival to Col de Porte. In addition to the three stages victories, Team Jumbo-Visma finished the race with two riders in top ten –Dutch Tom Dumoulin in 7th and Kuss in 10th position -, also winning the points’ jersey with Van Aert and the teams’ classification.