CyclingQuotes.com uses cookies for statistics and targeting ads. This information is shared with third parties.
ACCEPT COOKIES » MORE INFO »

Every day we bring you more pro-cycling news

Despite stiff oppposition from a trio of challengers, Iljo Keisse and Michael Mørkøv proved too strong for their rivals and ended as clear winners of the Ghent Six Days.

Photo: OPQS / Tim De Waele

ILJO KEISSE

RIDER PROFILE
|
NEWS

MICHAEL MØRKØV

RIDER PROFILE
|
NEWS
23.11.2015 @ 09:12 Posted by Jesper Ralbjerg

Going into the final day of the Ghent Six Days, four teams nurtured realistic chances of winning but in the end pre-race favourites Iljo Keisse and Michael Mørkøv walked away with the honours. On Saturday, the Belgian/Danish team won a lap to cancel the lead of De Ketele/Van Hoecke and De Buyst/Vergaerde and on Sunday, the team repeated the feat, gaining a decisive lap with just a few kilometres remaining of the race.

 

Van Hoecke/De Ketele provided tough opposition and were trailing by just two points with two sprints to go but then Keisse/Mørkøv launched the decisive attack.

 

Final overall standings:

 

1. Michael Mørkøv (Denmark) - Iljo Keisse (Belgium) 457

 

At 1 lap:

2. Gijs Van Hoecke - Kenny De Ketele (Belgium) 449

3. Otto Vergaerde - Jasper De Buyst (Belgium) 442

 

At 2 laps:

4. Marc Hester - Alex Rasmussen (Denmark) 212

 

At 14 laps:

5. Moreno De Pauw (Belgium) - Morgan Kneisky (France) 371

 

At 16 laps:

6. Jesper Mørkøv (Denmark) - Nick Stöpler (Holland) 156

 

At 20 laps:

7. Melvin Van Zijl - Yoeri Havik (Holland) 138

8. Christian Grasmann - Marcel Kalz (Germany) 122

 

At 45 laps:

9. Stijn Steels (Belgium) - Andreas Müller (Austria) 76

 

At 49 laps:

10. David Muntaner (Spain) - Lindsay De Vilder (Belgium) 79

 

At 52 laps:

11. Christopher Lawless (Great Britain) - Roy Pieters (Holland) 83

 

At 62 laps:

12. Benjamin Thomas (France) - Tristan Marguet (Switzerland) 62

 

MORE NEWS:

VIEW SELECTED

The Best Danish Cyclist To Bet On At 2022 Tour De France 13.01.2022 @ 15:262022 Upcoming Tournament Overview 03.01.2022 @ 09:45Best Place to Find Stand-Up Paddleboards 16.06.2021 @ 08:16What are Primoz Roglic’s Chances to Win 2021 Tour de Fr... 17.03.2021 @ 08:37Amazing victory by young champion Sarah Gigante 04.02.2021 @ 14:21Three reasons why cycling is one of the best ways to ex... 28.09.2020 @ 12:03Why do businesses use meeting room managers? 14.09.2020 @ 13:42Five things that you can do, if you want to gain more f... 20.08.2020 @ 15:38One for the road 09.06.2020 @ 15:25List of CyclingQuotes previews 07.05.2020 @ 13:20Blue Energy: room for all interests 26.08.2019 @ 12:56Get your daily dose of exercise at home 08.07.2019 @ 10:443 good advice to be able to afford your favorite bike 25.02.2019 @ 12:32Cycle through gorgeous landscapes 22.10.2018 @ 21:41Balance Your Economy and Diet and Start Saving Money 08.10.2018 @ 11:18Stay Safe: 3 Helmets That Can Keep Your Head Protected... 20.07.2018 @ 07:59Planning to bet on Tour De France - Bet types and strat... 24.05.2018 @ 14:18Basics of cycling betting 25.10.2017 @ 13:10Bauer moves to ORICA-SCOTT 28.08.2017 @ 10:45End of the road for CyclingQuotes 08.01.2017 @ 16:00Rui Costa confirms Giro participation 07.01.2017 @ 12:55Van Avermaet: I am not afraid of Sagan 07.01.2017 @ 09:45Unchanged course for E3 Harelbeke 07.01.2017 @ 09:32Jenner takes surprise win at Australian U23 Championships 07.01.2017 @ 08:53No replacement for Meersman at Fortuneo-Vital Concept 06.01.2017 @ 19:14Barguil with two goals in 2017 06.01.2017 @ 19:06More details about French Vuelta start emerges 06.01.2017 @ 14:16Kristoff to start season at Etoile de Besseges 06.01.2017 @ 14:10Ion Izagirre announces schedule for first year at Bahrain 06.01.2017 @ 12:40JLT Condor optimistic for Herald Sun Tour 06.01.2017 @ 09:19Haas leads Dimension Data trio in fight for Australian... 06.01.2017 @ 09:15Sagan spearheads Bora-hansgrohe at Tour Down Under 06.01.2017 @ 09:12Henao and Thomas lead Sky Down Under 06.01.2017 @ 09:09Bauer crowned New Zealand TT champion 06.01.2017 @ 08:33Van der Poel ready to defend Dutch title 05.01.2017 @ 21:00Pantano ambitious for first Tour with Trek 05.01.2017 @ 20:41Landa with new approach to the Giro 05.01.2017 @ 20:36Sunweb Development Team sign Goos and Zepuntke 05.01.2017 @ 20:27Dumoulin confirms Giro participation 05.01.2017 @ 20:19Bauer targets victories in Quick-Step debut 05.01.2017 @ 20:16Gaviria and Boonen lead Quick-Step in San Juan 05.01.2017 @ 20:13Team Sunweb presented in Germany 05.01.2017 @ 20:09ASO take over major German WorldTour race 05.01.2017 @ 11:01Team Sunweb unveil new jersey 05.01.2017 @ 10:54Reactions from the Australian TT Championships 05.01.2017 @ 08:27Dennis defends Australian TT title 05.01.2017 @ 08:21Scotson takes back to back U23 TT titles in Australia 05.01.2017 @ 08:15Utrecht on track to host 2020 Vuelta 04.01.2017 @ 18:28Pre-season setback for Talansky 04.01.2017 @ 17:56Kristoff: It's not impossible for me to win in Rou... 04.01.2017 @ 17:49Boom close to first cyclo-cross win in LottoNL debut 04.01.2017 @ 17:40UAE Abu Dhabi make late signing of Arab rider 04.01.2017 @ 17:36UAE Abu Dhabi unveil new jersey 04.01.2017 @ 17:30BMC unveil race schedule 04.01.2017 @ 17:21Androni sign Costa Rican super talent 04.01.2017 @ 17:13

Currently no news in this list

Justas VOLUNGEVICIUS
37 years | today
Enrico SALVADOR
28 years | today
Bruno PEREIRO SILVA
34 years | today
Anne DE RUITER
23 years | today
Pierrick FEDRIGO
44 years | today

© CyclingQuotes.com