Heistse Pijl 2019 odds
Who wins Heistse Pijl 2019?
Heistse Pijl 2019
Heistse Pijl is professional cycling race which held annually in Heist Op Den Berg, Belgium. It is also the part of the UCI Europe tour. The event of Heistse Pijl pro racing usually starts in the ending days of June each year. The 49th edition of the Heistse Pijl is held on Wednesday 22 June 2019. It’s a 1-day race with a distance of 194.1 kilometers on hilly mountain surface. The race course is almost the copy of the previous edition without any changing in the route. The first half may contain a few minor changes, but the second half is completely identical. The Nearest address at start Grote Markt around 34,2300 Turnhout while the ending point addresses at the Itegem Nieuwendijk, 2222 Heist Op Den Berg, Belgium. The race difficulty level is fair with up to 500-meter slopes.
The 48th version of Hiestse Pijl pro cycling was won by Emīls Liepiņš from the Republic of Latvia (Team ONE Pro Cycling) while Dylan Groenewegen from Netherlands (Team Jumbo-Visma) took the second place overall.
The Route 2019
The route of 2019 course is the same as the previous one. It’s a one-day tour of hilly-mountain with over a distance of 194.1 kilometers and has 19 slopes on offer. The race leads from Grote Markt to the Turnhout, Op Den Berg and the hills are never very steep, but due to the ceaseless barrage of climbs, the course is more than grueling. After 131.8 kilometers the first passage is up to the mark. Now there are three local rounds of 23.4 kilometers. There are five climbs in each. Immediately after the crossing, it goes up on the Itlegem and 3 kilometers after that the riders cross the Nieuwendijk. The Heistse and the Schavei are in the last 10.3 kilometers of each round, and so these three climbs also form the final of the Heistse Pijl. Holstheide means climbing 1 kilometer to 5% and the IJskelderlaan goes up by 8% in 400 meters. Then the riders will ride 3.4 kilometers to the foot of the Schavei. That climb is equivalent to climbing 700 meters at 6.2%. The finish is 150 meters after the summit.
1- Turnhout to Heist Op Den Berg 194.1 KM (Hilly mountain stage)
The Favorites 2019
The Heist Pijl 2019 pro cycling race is having some big riders this year with almost 21 teams to participate. LIEPIŅŠ Emīls of the team (One Pro Cycling) won the title last year so he’ll probably join the race while The WIPPERT Wouter from the team (Roompot - Nederlandse Loterij) took the second overall place so he might do much better this year to attain his position. Pascal Ackermann will be leading the charge. He completed 3rd in the Handzame Classic last week so appears to like racing in Belgium. On the other side, there will be some good names to see such as Tiesj Benoot, Tim Wellens, Sonny Colbrelli, Dylan Teuns, Daryl Impey, Bob Jungels, Edvald Boasson Hagen, and Warren Barguil too.