Bouhanni sprints to win in Halle-Ingooigem

Bouhanni sprints to win in Halle-Ingooigem
By Eurosport

21/06/2012 at 09:32Updated 21/06/2012 at 09:38

FDJ-Big Mat's Nacer Bouhanni sprinted to victory at the Halle-Ingooigem race in Belgium.

The French rider edged out compatriot and team-mate Arnaud Demare and Dutchman Tom Veelers of Argos-Shimano.

Bouhanni crossed the line after 4:19:27 to take the title won by Roy Curvers of Skil-Shimano last year.

It was the 65th edition of the single-day race in West Flanders, a 1.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour.

Race result - top 10:

1 Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat

2 Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat

3 Tom Veelers (Ned) Argos-Shimano

4 Kenny De Haes (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team

5 Kenny Robert Van Hummel (Ned) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team

6 Adrien Petit (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne

7 Kristof Goddaert (Bel) Belgium

8 Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator

9 Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) Belgium

10 Kevin Ista (Bel) Accent Jobs - Willems Veranda's