Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Elite. Rainy start to the Classics season with Manuele Boaro in the breakaway of the day
The Classics season started, like every year, with Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. As usual in these spring races, the fans saw a nervous race with many attacks. Manuele Boaro made it into the breakaway of the day but the escapees were caught as the race headed onto the first pave sections.