Saturday 09 January 2016 - 02:50

Terpstra climbs to second in the Six Days of Rotterdam

Terpstra climbs to second in the Six Days of Rotterdam

The 31-year-old Dutch and his teammate put on another convincing display, at the end of which they managed to jump two positions in the general classification.

Niki Terpstra and Yoeri Havik began the day in fourth place, prepared to give it all in order reduce the gap that was separating them from the race leaders after the first evening. Throughout the night, Terpstra and Havik proved to be one of the most consistent pairs out there – and one of the two that didn't lose a lap – this solid racing helping them to go on the podium, in second, just 8 points behind the leading team. With four days remaining of the competition, the Etixx – Quick-Step rider and his countryman are coming strong from behind and will look to confirm their shape in the following races and thus win the Six Days of Rotterdam.

General classification:

1 – Kenny De Ketele (Bel) – Moreno de Pauw (Bel) – 110 points

2 – Niki Terpstra (Ned) – Yoeri Havik (Ned) – 102 points

3 – Jesper Mørkøv (Den) – Alex Rasmussen (Den) – 89 points (+1 lap)


Photo credit: Tim De Waele

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