Yves Lampaert is the new Belgian ITT Champion

Yves Lampaert is the new Belgian ITT Champion

Yves Lampaert delivered a flawless performance at the Belgian Time Trial Championships and captured a second victory in the discipline, leading home a superb Deceuninck – Quick-Step 1-2 at the end of the day. The 30-year-old was the only rider to average more than 50km/h over the 37.6 kilometers of the flat and fast course in Ingelmunster, putting 20 seconds into his Deceuninck – Quick-Step teammate Remco Evenepoel, who took the silver medal for the second time in his career.

Runner-up last week at the Belgium Tour, where he missed out on the win in the stage against the clock for just two seconds, Lampaert was a man on a mission Wednesday afternoon, when he was pumped up by riding in front of his family and friends in Ingelmunster. The penultimate rider to roll down the start ramp, Yves went fastest through both intermediate checkpoints before stopping the clock in 44:48 – a time that brought him his first victory of the year.