Norwegian Alexander Kristoff (UAE) had the most power back in the legs, since brostensløbet Gent-Wevelgem the belgian klassikersæson was definitely Sunday.
After a fast-paced hunting of four riders on a long stretch towards the finish line in Wevelgem was the to last overall, and massespurten was a reality.
Here fought the sick riders, including Elia Viviani, as the Quick-Step had worked hard in the race.
It was, however, the 31-year-old Norwegian, who had the most speed and took the victory.
the Gent-Wevelgem is a part of The Flemish Cykeluge, as the big belgian brostensløb called, but it cheats a little, for the historic race begins is no longer in Ghent, but it ends, however, in Wevelgem.
the Race is good enough filled with cobbles and climbs and hilly terrain, but is not as much a prelude to the Flanders Around as E3 BinckBank Classic, which was run on Friday.
251,5 kilometers were travelled, and Denmark had ten riders in the field.
Mads Pedersen (Trek) proved a transition forward, as he sat in an eruption early in the course, and he was also promoting in a bid in the final stage.
With 25 kilometres left sat the dane, however, the back of the box, which was 37 seconds after the group, which, among other spoke, Peter Sagan (Bora), Matteo Trentin (Mitchelton-Scott), Mike Teunissen (Jumbo-Visma, Edward Theuns (Trek) and Luke Rowe (Sky).
In the pursuit of Quick-Step, hoping to force a decision with massespurten to Vivianis advantage.
With 20 kilometers, again, was the field with around 40 riders by download Sagan group, and it came with 18 kilometres again.
the Eruption was driven into, and the battle in the field could begin.
Niki Terpstra (Direct Energie) tried with a thrust, and Quick-Step's Zdenek Stybar spent all the effort to run Terpstra, so the field was almost split.
the Goal was still Viviani, but the competitors continued to tease.
Mads Pedersen tried an attack with a few kilometers again, but he was run into, and on the long and flat opløbsstrækning beat Kristoff.