13 February 2020
Van Aert takes first victory since comeback
The Team Jumbo-Visma rider took an emotional victory in Krawatencross Lille, his first after the injury suffered during the last Tour de France
Wout Van Aert won the Krawatencross in Lille, held on Saturday, February 8th, 2020, taking his first emotional victory after his comeback from the injury suffered during the last Tour de France. On the final cyclocross race of his season, the Team Jumbo-Visma rider overhauled Quinten Hermans in the final lap, riding his Zolder Pro to a solo victory. For the Belgian rider, it was his first morale-boosting win since his nasty crash in the Pau time trial of last Tour de France, nurturing the good feelings in view of the Spring cobbled classics.
GROENEWEGEN CLINCHES SECOND SEASON WIN
After the win in his seasonal debut, Dylan Groenewegen gave an encore at the third stage of Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, held on February 7th, 2020. The Team Jumbo-Visma rider clinched his second win after a dominating sprint, hitting his fiftieth victory in the black-yellow colors and riding his Oltre XR4. After the second place in the final stage, Groenewegen won the points jersey, returning home from Spain with two stage victories.