Keizer claims Boucle de l'Aulne title

Sun, 29 May 23:31:00 2011

Vacansoleil's Martijn Keizer saw off a host of French riders to take the honours at the 12th edition of the Boucle de l'Aulne in Brittany.

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The Dutchman was too strong for his rivals at the end of the race in Chateaulin, going out solo from a breakaway of five with a kilometre to go.

Keizer crossed the line to register his first win on the professional circuit.

He came in ahead of a quartet of French riders, with Anthony Delaplace (Saur-Sojasun) finishing second and Anthony Charteau (Europcar) third.

Results (top five only, click on links for full standings):

1. Martijn Keizer (NED) Vacansoleil 4:03:06

2. Anthony Delaplace (FRA) Saur - Sojasun +2

3. Anthony Charteau (FRA) Europcar +9

4. Jonathan Hivert (FRA) Saur - Sojasun +17

5. Cyril Gautier (FRA) Europcar +17


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