Toma Nikiforov has won the European Championships in Lisbon, beating the world number one in his category (-100 kg) in the final.
The Antwerp rider won the 55th Amstel Gold Race by just a few millimetres, following long minutes spent analysing the photo finish at the line.
After Toma Nikiforov (-100 kg) in Tashkent, then Sami Chouchi (-81 kg) in Tbilisi, it was Jorre Verstraeten's turn to climb onto the top step of the podium in the -60 kg category at the prestigio
Sami Chouchi has won his first gold medal at a Grand Slam. Meanwhile, Gabriella Willems and Toma Nikiforov won bronze at the world elite Tbilisi tournament.
The first major classic cycling event of the year, the Milan-San Remo, ended in a victory for a Belgian cyclist.
Belgium's Toma Nikiforov won gold for the first time in his career at the Tashkent Grand Slam tournament.