Lotto 6-Days Flanders-Gent Day 1: Keisse & Cavendish 4th
Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team riders Iljo Keisse and Mark Cavendish are in 4th place on the same lap as the leaders after Day 1 of Lotto 6-Days Flanders-Gent on Monday, with a total of 48 points.
Cavendish and Keisse placed 2nd in multiple early events, such as the Points Race, Team Elimination, and the Madison. Iljo Keisse also won the second Derny Race of the evening, and came 2nd in the Derny Final.
This is the first track race of Mark Cavendish in seven years. Iljo Keisse, who is racing in his hometown, has won 6-Days Gent multiple times in his career.
Lotto 6-Days Flanders-Gent Day 1
1. Jasper De Buyst/Kenny De Ketele (Bel) 84 points
2. Leif Lampater/Silvan Dillier (Dui/Zwi) 52
3. Alex Rasmussen/Marc Hester (Den) 50
4. Iljo Keisse/Mark Cavendish (Bel/GBr) 48
5. Moreno De Pauw/Christian Grasmann (Bel/Dui) 30