Scott Thwaites third in Nokere Koerse in Belgium

Brit Scott Thwaites places third behind Kris Boeckmans and Justin Jules in Nokere Koerse in Belgium

Kris Boeckmans (middle) at Nokere Koerse 2015

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British rider Scott Thwaites (Bora-Argon 18) made a podium appearance at the Nokere Koerse race in Belgium on Wednesday, placing third behind winner Kris Boeckmans (Lotto-Soudal).

Thwaites contested the bunch sprint on the tough cobbled climb at the end of the 197.7-kilometre UCI 1.1-ranked race in Nokereberg. Belgian Boeckmans finished a few bike lengths clear of the pack, with Frenchman Justin Jules (Veranclassic-Ekoi) in second. Thwaites' team-mate Phil Bauhaus placed fourth.

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