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2016 Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne

2016 Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
Race details
Dates28 February 2016
Stages1
Distance200.7 km (124.7 mi)
Winning time4h 53' 51"
Results
  Winner  Jasper Stuyven (BEL) (Trek–Segafredo)
  Second  Alexander Kristoff (NOR) (Team Katusha)
  Third  Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) (Cofidis)
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The 68th edition of the Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne cycling classic was held on 28 February 2016. It was part of the 2016 UCI Europe Tour and ranked as a 1.HC event. It was the second and concluding race of the Belgian opening weekend, the year's first road races in Northwestern Europe, one day after Omloop Het Nieuwsblad.

Belgian Jasper Stuyven won the race after a 17 km solo.[1][2] The route was 200.7 km (125 mi), starting and finishing in Kuurne.[3] 199 riders started[4] and 97 riders finished[5] the race.

Hills in the race

1 Edelare Top (64 m / 7% max) 7 Oude Kwaremont ( 89 m / 11.6% max)
2 La Houppe (80 m / 10% max) 8 Kluisberg (113 m / 10% max)
3 Kanarieberg (77 m / 14% max) 9 Tiegemberg (42 m / 9% max)
4 Kruisberg ( 90 m / 9% max) 10 Holstraat (52 m / 12% max)
5 Hotond ( 128 m / 7.5% max) 11 Nokereberg (20 m / 7% max)
6 Cote du Trieu ( 88 m / 13% max) (Height difference / Gradient maximum)

Results

Result
Rank Rider Team Time
1  Jasper Stuyven (BEL) Trek–Segafredo 4h 53' 51"
2  Alexander Kristoff (NOR) Team Katusha + 17"
3  Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) Cofidis s.t.
4  Dylan Groenewegen (NED) LottoNL–Jumbo s.t.
5  Łukasz Wiśniowski (POL) Etixx–Quick-Step s.t.
6  Niccolò Bonifazio (ITA) Trek–Segafredo s.t.
7  Peter Sagan (SVK) Tinkoff s.t.
8  Edward Theuns (BEL) Trek–Segafredo s.t.
9  Jonas van Genechten (BEL) IAM Cycling s.t.
10  Scott Thwaites (GBR) Bora–Argon 18 s.t.

References

  1. ^ Windsor, Richard. "Jasper Stuyven takes sensational solo win at Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 28 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Stuyven voert verbluffend nummer op in Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne". Sporza;be (in Dutch). Archived from the original on 1 March 2016. Retrieved 28 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Kuurne-Bruxelles-Kuurne 2016 - Road book" (PDF). Official website. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 28 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Participants list". Official website. Archived from the original on 27 February 2016. Retrieved 28 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne Result". UCI website. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 29 February 2016.


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