Sunday 30 September 2012 - 16:15

Franco-Belge Stage 4: Two OPQS in GC Top 10

Franco-Belge Stage 4: Two OPQS in GC Top 10

Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team riders Guillaume Van Keirsbulck and Iljo Keisse finished in 4th and 8th in the Franco-Belge/Tour de Wallonie Picarde GC, as the 4th and final stage was once again a bunch sprint finish.

Nacer Bouhanni (FDJ-BigMat) won the 153.8km stage, beating Adam Blythe (BMC Racing Team) and Jurgen Roelandts (Lotto-Belisol) to the line. Andrew Fenn was the top finisher for OPQS, in 19th place. 

Roelandts won the overall. 

Julien Vermote attacked with 10 other riders in the final kilometers, but that break was brought back quickly.

There was a crash in the final km. Van Keirsbulck and Keisse were two OPQS who were caught up in the crash, but did not lose time as it was within 3km.

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