Michael Vanthourenhout takes a flawless win in the 10th round of Cyclocross World Cup proving his snow-prowess

Pre-race favourite Mathieu van der Poel struggled and finished in eighth place, while Eli Iserbyt was stretchered off clutching his knee

Michael Vanthourenhout wins the tenth round of the Cyclocross World Cup
(Image credit: Getty)

Michael Vanthourenhout (Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal) rode a flawless race to win a treacherous 10th round of the Cyclocross World Cup in the snow of Val di Sole. 

Niels Vandeputte (Alpecin-Decuininck) held on for a well-earned second place, while Kevin Kuhn (Team Tormans) overcame Laurens Sweeck (Crelan - Fristads) in a hard-fought battle for third. 

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