Tim Merlier sprints to win in photo finish at Classic Brugge-De Panne

Alpecin-Fenix sprinter wins by millimetres ahead of Dylan Groenewegen

Tim Merlier
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Tim Merlier (Alpecin-Fenix) sprinted to victory at the Minerva Classic Brugge-De Panne, taking the win in a photo finish from Dylan Groenewegen (BikeExchange-Jayco).

The Belgian powered to victory in the flat classic as his Dutch rival just missed out on the final bike throw, with Nacer Bouhanni (Arkéa-Samsic) in third.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Adam Becket
News editor

Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.