Mathieu van der Poel shows incredible strength to win De Brabantse Pijl 2019

The Dutchman wins the race 34 years after Adrie van der Poel, his father, did

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Mathieu van der Poel (Corendon-Circus) continued his fine form in the spring Classics with a victory at De Brabantse Pijl, winning the sprint from a select group that went clear late on in the race.

Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) attacked with 17km to go, taking Tim Wellens (Lotto-Soudal), Michael Matthews (Team Sunweb) and Van der Poel with him.

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