Danny van Poppel (Trek Factory Racing) took out the final stage of the 3 Days of West Flanders from a bunch sprint. Kris Boeckmans (Lotto-Soudal) and Michael Van Staeyen (Cofidis) completed the stage podium. Yves Lampaert (Etixx-QuickStep) secured the overall race victory. The early part of the stage saw 7 riders jump clear of the peloton and forge out a 4 minute lead on the peloton. With a challenging final circuit though, Team Katusha and Etixx-QuickStep really ramped up the pace in the hope of splitting things up over the circuit cobble sectors and Hellingens. With 40km to go, 17 riders rode across a small.
It was a mass sprint that decided the opening stage of the Tour de Langkawi with Andrea Guardini (Astana) taking the victory ahead of Caleb Ewan (Orica-Greenedge) and Anuar Mannan (Terengganu). MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung had Youcef Reguigui sprint into 7th position. The early racing saw 5 riders go clear of the bunch, building up a lead of just over 2 minutes. Astana and Greenedge kept the leaders on a short leash all stage as they were both riding to set the stage up for their sprinters. The timing of the chase was calculated to perfection as it was only with 2km to go that the.