Dylan van Baarle powers to stunning solo victory at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

The Dutchman said "instinct" led him to his first win as a Jumbo-Visma rider

Dylan van Baarle on the Muur at Omloop 2023
(Image credit: Getty)

Dylan van Baarle marked his Jumbo-Visma debut with a stunning solo victory at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday afternoon. 

The Paris-Roubaix winner launched his attack with 38km to go, before finding himself alone on the road over the race’s final two cobbled climbs. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.