Scheirlinckx finally wins
Bert Scheirlinckx took his first win in nine years when he clinched victory at the Grand Prix Pino Cerami day race in the Hainaut, Belgium.
The 36-year-old Belgian, whose last victory came in the second stage at the 2002 Tour of Japan, sprinted to first place after a 199km ride, beating Marco Marcato of Vacansoleil.
Another Belgian, Ben Hermans of Radioshack, was third.
1. Bert Scheirlinckx (Landbouwkrediet)
2. Marco Marcato (Vacansoleil)
3. Ben Hermans (Radio Shack)
4. Anthony Delaplace (Saur-Sojasun)
5. Alessandro Donati (Acqua & Sapone)
6. Giovanni Visconti (Farnese Vini)
7. Romain Feillu (Vacansoleil)
8. Ruggero Marzoli (Aqua & Sapone)
9.† James Vanlandschoot (Verandas Willems)
10. Bert de Waele (Landbouwkrediet)