Wout van Aert powers his way to victory on stage one of Tirreno-Adriatico 2021

The Belgian star beat some of the world's best sprinters yet again in a chaotic finale

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Wout van Aert took the opening stage of Tirreno-Adriatico 2021, showing his raw power in the sprint as he beat Caleb Ewan, Fernando Gaviria, and several other big sprinting names to victory.

Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) has come to Tirreno-Adriatico to test his legs and to see if he could possibly go for the overall title off the back of a top 10 at Strade Biache, starting with a superb victory ahead of Ewan (Lotto-Soudal) and Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates).

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