Taco takes Stage 3 of BinckBank Tour

The Roompot–Nederlandse Loterij rider was hungry for the win

RBA/AFP Photos: Bettini

Taco van der Hoorn launched a late break to burst free of his fellow escapees and win Wednesday’s third stage of the BinckBank Tour in Antwerp. The Dutch rider hit the accelerator a kilometre from the end of the 174.9 kilometer ride from Aalter to distance Maxime Vantomme, Sean De Bie and Matej Mohoric.

Slovenia’s Mohoric took over the leader’s jersey from Swiss Stefan Kung, who was the victor in Tuesday’s time trial.The seven-day race, won last year by 2017 Giro d’Italia and world time trial champion Tom Dumoulin, concludes on Sunday.

Overall Standings

  1. Matej Mohoric – Bahrain Merida – 8:03:45
  2. Sean De Bie – Veranda’s Willems-Crelan +0:01
  3. Stefan Kung – BMC Racing +0:19
  4. Maxime Vantomme – WB Aqua Protect Veran Classic +0:25
  5. Taco Van Der Hoorn – Roompot–Nederlandse Loterij +0:31

Video: Final Sprint

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