Anna Kay won at the Ethias Cross (GP Leuven) last weekend

Felipe Orts (Burgos BH) got the third place of the podium at the men’s race

The british Anna Kay was the winner at the belgian Ethias Cross, achieving her second professional victory, followed almost one minute later by the locals Ellen Van Loy (Vondelmolen De Ceuster) and Laura Verdonschot (Pauwels Sauzen Bingoal).

Anna Kay
Anna Kay attending the official TV of the race.

The Star Casino rider has competed as well on the road this season with the team Rupelcleaning Champion Lubricants, and recognized after the race as an advantage for her the slippery and technical conditions of the circuit, taking the first position from the start, but despite the surprising victory even for herself “it was not so easy, I was tryng to focusing in my own race and yes, I liked the conditions and that helps“, said the winner.

Van Loy’s team mate Mirthe Van Den Brande suffered a hard fall that needed medical asistance by problems in her left leg.

Historical day for the spanish cyclocross

Third position of the Alacant’s rider Felipe Orts at the GP Leuven (Ethias Cross), a race with a high level in its start list as the other names in the podium evidence, despite beeing celebrated one day before the Tabor world cup appointment:

Laurens Sweeck
Tom Meeusen
Felipe Orts
GP Leuven 2021 podium with Laurens Sweeck (1st), Tom Meeusen (2nd) and Felipe Orts (3rd).

The victory was for Laurens Sweeck (Pauwels Sauzen Bingoal) followed 17 seconds after by Tom Meeusen (Deschacht Group Hens Containers Maes) with 27 seconds over Orts, who even leaded the race for a few moments: “I have suffered a lot. The circuit was very tough in terms of demand and technique. The race has been long for me, and unlike other races I have gone from more to less.“, the spanish champion declared.

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