Fabio Jakobsen

Fabio Jakobsen wins Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne

Fabio Jakobsen (QuickStep-AlphaVinyl) edged out Caleb Ewan (Lotto-Soudal) in a bunch sprint to win Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne. Although it ended in a sprint, the race was far from straightforward, with a breakaway trio of Christophe Laporte (Jumbo-Visma), Jhonatan Narvaez (Ineos Grenadiers) and Taco van der Hoorn (Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert) only being brought back on the finishing straight, having been part of a group that first formed about 60km from the finish.
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Fabio Jakobsen provides heartbreak after late catch to win Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne

A scintillating finish to Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne and Opening Weekend after a breakaway trio were caught within metres of the finish line and Fabio Jakobsen won the sprint from the bunch. The Quick-Step sprinter launched as Christophe Laporte (Jumbo-Visma), Taco van der Hoorn (Intermarché-Want-Gobert Matériaux) and Jhonatan Narvaez (Ineos Grenadiers) were finally...
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Fabio Jakobsen powers to Volta ao Algarve stage three victory

Fabio Jakobsen outlasted Tim Merlier and Bryan Coquard to take the sprint victory on stage three of the Volta ao Algarve. The Dutchman takes his second stage win of the race, effortless outsprinting his rivals to secure the victory. David Gaudu retains the race lead heading into the stage four...

Fabio Jakobsen cruises to sprint win on opening day of Volta ao Algarve

Fabio Jakobsen continued his impressive start to the season by easing to victory on a crash-affected stage one of the Volta ao Algarve. The Quick Step - Alpha Vinyl rider, who won two stages at the recent Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, was led out strongly by his team and had a clear run to the line in Lagos.

‘Should I take the risk?’: Patrick Lefevere favours Fabio Jakobsen over Mark Cavendish for Tour de France 2022, as contract negotiations continue

Patrick Lefevere has made it clear he will favour Fabio Jakobsen over Mark Cavendish at next year’s Tour de France, as contract negotiations with the British sprinter continue. Cavendish, the most successful sprinter in Tour de France history, has been riding for Deceuninck - Quick-Step on a one year deal,...
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Vuelta a Espana 2021: Primoz Roglic displays ominous form amid Fabio Jakobsen miracle

In the looming, Gothic cathedral in Burgos, northern Spain, is the tomb of the legendary Medieval warlord, El Cid. But on the first day of the 76th Grand Tour of Spain, the racing was less like El Cid’s battles and instead saw the aero-precision of bicycles storming through the town and up into the hills.