Diegem: Stybar Top 3 on Challenging Course

Sunday 30 December 2012 - 18:34

Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Zdenek Stybar refused to give up on a podium placing on Sunday, taking 3rd at Superprestige Diegem on a gorgeous, difficult course raced at night.

Stybar was at the front of the field early on, but Niels Albert gained significant separation with approximately four laps to go and went on to victory. Stybar and Kevin Pauwels battled it out for the final two podium spots. Pauwels edged Stybar going into the the final run-up. Stybar has now reached the podium four times in five races this cyclo-cross season.

1. Niels Albert
2. Kevin Pauwels
3. Zdenek Stybar
4. Klaas Vantornout
5. Rob Peeters