Third in yesterday's stage, Kris Boeckmans taught his fellow sprinters a real lesson of self-sacrifice throughout the weekend. The winner of the Tour de Picardie a few days ago, victim of a puncture 15 kilometres before the finish line, treated himself to a prestigious trophy by winning the second stage to Rotterdam today and overall victory in the World Ports Classic. The Lotto-Soudal sprinter from the province of Antwerp is the third Belgian to win the ports race. First across the line...
The stage in pictures
World Ports Classic 2015 - 24/05/2015 - Etape 2 - Anvers (Antwerp) / Rotterdam - 164 KM - Pays-Bas - Classement général : 1er BOECKMANS Kris, 2eme NAPOLITANO Danilo, 3eme HUTAROVICH Yauheni, 4eme BARBIER Rudy © ASO/P.Ballet
Anvers (Antwerp) / Rotterdam
• Twice host to a Tour de France stage
• Population: 502,000
• Hosted the Olympics in 1920
Antwerp dominated international trade for centuries...
Jersey wearers after the stage 2
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