Mathieu van der Poel takes GP de Wallonie victory in impressive showing before World Championships

Dutchman throws down gauntlet to Pogačar and Van Aert ahead of the Wollongong road race

Mathieu Van der Poel
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Mathieu van der Poel demonstrated that he is in fighting form ahead of the fast approaching World Championships road race in Australia with victory at the GP de Wallonie this afternoon. 

It was Van der Poel’s first win in several months since winning the opening stage at the Giro d’Italia.

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