This Sunday, the sprinter’s teams had no difficulty to control the early breakaway of four riders in the GP de Fourmies (1.Pro, 12/09). Thanks to a perfect mastering, the leaders were caught at the beginning of the final local lap. In the final of the 199 kilometer race, nobody made use of the undulating terrain the escape the expected bunch sprint. Elia Viviani was the fastest in the downhill roads through the centre of the city in Picardie. By finishing 10th, Baptiste Planckaert added a fifth top 10 in the GP de Fourmies to his palmares. Biniam Girmay Hailu crossed the line in 12th place.