4 Days Grenoble: Keisse Wins Grenoble for Third Time in Career

Sunday 28 October 2012 - 04:53

Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Iljo Keisse and teammate Kenny De Ketele pulled off a victory in the final night of 4 Days Grenoble, after holding a lead for the first two nights and losing the lead on night 3 to Bryan Cocquard and Morgan Kneisky (FRA). Cocquard and Kneisky built on their lead earlier in the event, but Keisse and De Ketele came storming back to win by a lap. This is the third time Keisse has won in Grenoble (2005, 2011, 2012) and the 59th win for OPQS in three disciplines this season.

"Another great result for our colors in this great 2012" Team Manager Patrick Lefevere said. "This year Iljo also did a great job on the road working for the team, and winning an unforgettable stage at Tour of Turkey. Congratulations to Iljo from the entire team."

Final Standings:
1. Iljo Keisse/Kenny De Ketele  (BEL) 293 points
2. Bryan Cocquard/Morgan Kneisky (FRA) 293 (+1 lap)
3. Fabio Masotti/Angelo Ciccone (ITA) 212  (+4 laps)
4. Marc Hester/Nolan Hoffman (DEN/ZAf) 185 (+7 laps)
5. Thomas Boudat/Vivien Brisse (FRA) 160 (+12 laps)