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De Ketele/Ghys: ‘Won thanks to our technique and experience’

The final day of the 79th Lotto Six Days of Flanders-Ghent delivered an absolute thriller. Victors Kenny De Ketele and Robbe Ghys analyse their winning performance. “We felt we started strong in the final madison, but it was hard to get everything to fall our way,” said De Ketele. “I don’t remember such a big […]

De Ketele and Ghys take Ghent win after exciting final day

Kenny De Ketele and Robbe Ghys have won the 79th edition of the Lotto Six Days of Flanders-Ghent. They Belgian pair beat Jaser De Buyst and Tosh Van der Sande by five points after a thrilling final madison. On Saturday De Buyst and Van der Sande had taken over the lead from De Ketele and […]

Campenaerts breaks 1981 Ghent record

Victor Campenaerts has broken the Ghent 5000 metre time-trial record at the Kuipke track. During the Lotto Six Days of Flanders-Ghent Campenaerts launched a record attempt on Dirk Baert’s time of 6:13.56, established on 27 November 1981. The world hour record holder romped home in 5:51.00 and is now the new 5000m record holder on […]

Britain’s Rushby and George win AVS Cup

British talents Max Rushby and Alfred George successfully defended their lead on the final day of the AVS Cup, the Future Six Days of Ghent. Rushby and George collected a total of 118 points, 19 more than German pair Arne Birkemose and Tim Torn Teutenberg. Fellow Brits Oliver Stockwell and Oscar Nilsson-Julien were third on […]

Britain’s Rushby and George take over Future Six Days lead

The British duo Max Rushby and Alfred George will defend a robust lead on the final day of the AVS Cup, the Future Six Days in Ghent. On Saturday they took over from fellow countrymen Oliver Stockwell and Oscar Nilsson-Julien. Rushby and George amassed 101 points, compared to 79 points for their fellow British competitors. […]

Ghys and De Ketele retain lead after fourth night

Robbe Ghys and Kenny De Ketele have held on to their lead at the LottoSix Days of Flanders-Ghent on the fourth night of action. Four duosremain on the lead lap after an exciting night in Ghent. Friday night’s madison was held in honour of Six Days legend PatrickSercu. Mark Cavendish and Iljo Keisse won the […]

De Pauw coupled with Scartezinni, Rickaert back with Pieters

Moreno De Pauw started the 79th Six Days of Ghent with teammate Michele Scartezzini. Dutchman Roy Pieters is back from ilness en will reunite with Jonas Rickaert De Pauw lost his teammate Gerben Thijssen on the opening night after a though crash. He was coupled with Rickaert, whose buddy Pieters was out because of illness. […]

Pollefliet and Vandenbranden establish new U23 record

Gianluca Pollefliet and Noah Vandenbranden broke the Ghent U23 record on the 500 metres with a flying start and relay. After Thursday night’s action Nicolas Wernimont and Maxwell De Broeder retain their lead in the AVS Cup. At the Kuipke track Pollefliet and Vandenbranden crossed the line in a time of 27:876, at an average […]