6-daagse Vlaanderen-Gent: Keisse, Teammate 2nd on Night 1
Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Iljo Keisse — Belgian — is 2nd overall along wih teammate Glenn O'Shea after the first night of 6-daagse Vlaanderen-Gent.
Keisse and O'Shea had a good result in Ploegafvalling (Team Elimination), winning (20 points) over Kenny De Ketele and Gijs Van Hoecke (12 points). They also won the 2nd Ploegkoers (Madison) of the evening, beating Wim Stroetinga and Peter Schep and earning another 20 points.
Overall Ranking Night 1
1. Gijs Van Hoecke/Kenny De Ketele (Team Topsport Vlaanderen-Mercator) 78 Points
2. Iljo Keisse/Glenn O'Shea (Team Omega Pharma) 72
3. Marc Hester/Lasse Hansen (Team VDK) 53
4. Wim Stroetinga/Peter Schep (Team ADMB) 39
5. Marguet Tristan/Franco Marvulli (Team Eurotyre Bandencentrales) 66 (+1 lap)