Philippe Gilbert eventually won the sprint in Overijse . He was faster than Michael Matthews and Tony Gallopin. Early in the race, six riders were in the lead Quemeneur, Pozzo, Brandle, Cecchinel, Williams, and Reijnen. The six got up to six and a half minutes ahead of the pack.
It was a very hard race. After several breakaways, a group of ten riders got some lead. Dennis did a good job for his teammates. Gilbert even dared the leap forward towards the lead group. Eventually everyone came together and 30 riders came in the final kilometers. The grapes city was getting ready for a sprint. In the sprint Philippe Gilbert won before Matthews and Gallopin.