Stannard shows strong in Dwars Door Vlaanderen

Stannard and Voeckler in escape, Dwars Door Vlaanderen 2013

After his sixth place in Milan-San Remo last weekend, Ian Stannard (Team Sky) once again showed his Classics form at the Dwars Door Vlaanderen in Belgium today.

The British champion took ninth place behind winner Oscar Gatto (Vini Fantini) in Waregem after leading the chase group into the home straight in an attempt to catch escapee Thomas Voeckler (Europcar) and set-up team mate Mat Hayman for a sprint.

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