Niki Terpstra leaves rivals reeling with amazing Tour of Flanders solo win

Dutchman Niki Terpstra adds a Tour of Flanders victory to his 2018 E3 Harelbeke win and 2014 Paris-Roubaix title after a trademark long-range solo attack

Niki Terpstra wins 2018 Tour of Flanders. Photo by Yuzuru Sunada

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Niki Terpstra (Quick-Step Floors) won the 2018 edition of the Tour of Flanders on Sunday, repeating his win at E3 Harelbeke by launching a long solo attack to claim the win.

Mads Pedersen (Trek-Segafredo) claimed second spot after doggedly surviving from an earlier escape group. Last year's champion Philippe Gilbert (Quick-Step Floors) came home for third place to complete the podium.

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