De Nijs Youngest winner ever in the longest Beach ChallengeGepubliceerd op: 20 september 2013
Hoek van Holland – Den Helder Beach Classic over 132 kilometres along the Dutch coast line. New National Champion Robbert de Nijs colours world’s longest Beach Challenge, by winning it.
In the first edition of the new ‘Lotto KNWU Beach competition’ he led a perfect race by staying in the primary group and finishing his last rival Bram Rood (KOGA) in the Sprint.
“In the final 20 Kilometre Rood tried several times to make a run for it, but fortunate I was able to counter every attack. With confidence we entered the finish area where I knew that I could rely on my sprint capability’s”. Mentioned Robbert, as he passed the finish with four seconds lead.
The third place was the highest possible spot for Stefan Vreugdenhil (KOGA).