Belgian Kenny De Haes won the 199-kilometer classic Nokere-Koerse. In a gripping finish, he prevailed against Tom Van Asbroeck (Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise) and Nacer Bouhanni (FDJ.fr). With Gert Steegmans (Omega Pharma-QuickStep), the trio managed to catch the last remaining breakaway a few meters before the finish line. Steegmans had previously determined the race at the front with 16 other drivers and only broke away from his companions shortly before the finish.
1. Kenny De Haes (Lotto Belisol) 4:21:39
2. Tom Van Asbroeck (Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise) 0:00:00
3. Nacer Bouhanni (FDJ.fr) 0:00:00
4. Gert Steegmans (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) 0:00:00
5. Andrew Fenn (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) 0:00:00