And the Belgian conquers the points jersey too!
The 19-year-old Belgian is also the new GC leader.
The 20-year-old takes the national jersey on his birthday!
"This victory is certainly one of the entire team!"
Van de Paar beats De Meester and Nys in a bunch sprint.
This Thursday, the Giro d'Italia U23 kicks off in Cesenatico.
With Arnaud De Lie, Thibaut Ponsaerts, Luca Van Boven, Aaron Van der Beken and Lennert Van Eetvelt.
Lotto Soudal U23 rider immediately sprints to third spot in first race of the season.
U23 rider Thibaut Ponsaerts is racing in his own region.
The U23 team of Lotto Soudal has had a successful three-day training camp.
A first acquaintance for the Lotto Soudal U23 riders in sunny conditions.
Next season Arnaud De Lie, Lars Van Ryckeghem and Ramses Debruyne will be part of the Lotto …