E3 Harelbeke 2017: Greg Van Avermaet beats a brace of Belgians

Greg Van Avermaet nailed his claim to the Ronde van  Vlaanderen mast with his first ever victory at E3 Harelbeke. In an all Belgian, three-up finale that practically came down to a track stand, the BMC captain had the quickest fast-twitch muscles. Surging past Oliver Naesen (Ag2r-La Mondiale) who finished third, and keeping at bay a fast-finishing Philippe Gilbert (Quick Step Floors) for second.
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