Adam Blythe out-sprinted by under-23 world champion in Handzame Classic

Kristoffer Halvorsen takes victory in West Flanders

Adam Blythe before stage two of the 2017 Dubai Tour

(Image credit: Watson)

Adam Blythe (Aqua Blue Sport) finished as runner up for the second time in three days as he was edged out by under 23 world champion Kristoffer Halvorsen (Team Joker Icopal) in the Handzame Classic.

Blythe, who finished second to Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) in Nokere Koerse on Wednesday, was kept in a good position for much of the final 10km by his strong Aqua Blue Sport squad.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.