Vanthourenhout focuses on scoring the last spot on the Belgian World Cup team. © Jonas Bruffaerts

Here, Vanthourenhout focuses on scoring the last spot on the Belgian World Cup team. © Jonas Bruffaerts

World Championships were merely days ago, but for some racers, the season isn’t over just yet. Belgian racer Sven Vanthourenhout took the win at Augustijn Parkcross Maldegem on Wednesday. Kevin Pauwels took second, and World Champion Neils Albert was relegated to a ninth place finish.

Full Results:

Rank
Name
Nat.
Age*
Result
1Sven VANTHOURENHOUTBEL311:01:11
2Kevin PAUWELSBEL281:01:11
3Dieter VANTHOURENHOUTBEL271:01:11
4Tim MERLIERBEL201:01:11
5Jim AERNOUTSBEL231:01:26
6Radomir SIMUNEKCZE291:01:35
7Tom MEEUSENBEL241:01:41
8Rob PEETERSBEL271:01:41
9Niels ALBERTBEL261:01:48
10Klaas VANTORNOUTBEL301:01:48
11Sven BEELENBEL221:01:48
12Michael VANTHOURENHOUTBEL191:01:54
13Jan DENUWELAEREBEL241:02:11
14Tom VAN DEN BOSCHBEL271:02:39
15Angelo DE CLERCQBEL211:02:51
16Ritchie DENOLFBEL211:02:51
17Kenneth VAN COMPERNOLLEBEL241:03:14
18Steven DE DECKERBEL301:03:14
19Bart HOFMANBEL271:03:21
20Ian FIELDGBR261:03:21
21Xandro MEURISSEBEL201:03:21
22Stijn PENNEBEL291:03:21
23Bert DE WISPELAEREBEL301:03:59
24Kevin CANTBEL241:04:03
25Floris DE TIERBEL201:04:16
26Philipp WALSLEBENGER251:04:16
27Patrick BASSEZBEL351:05:31
28Gianni DENOLFBEL25
29Valentijn VAN DE VELDEBEL21