'This is something you remember': Mathieu van der Poel revels in maiden WorldTour win

Dutch champion plays down his chances at Tour of Flanders on Sunday

Mathieu van der Poel at the 2019 Dwars door Vlaanderen (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Mathieu van der Poel (Corendon-Circus) took one for the books on Wednesday, his first WorldTour race win in a fast moving career.

The 24-year-old Dutch rider, already twice cyclocross world champion, is competing in the cobbled Classics for the first time in 2019 and won the mid-week Dwars door Vlaanderen in Waregem, Belgium.

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