Styby finnished the second in Ardooie race. Niels Albert won, Styby lost 11 seconds.
„I did not feel so good, so I am satisfied with the second place. First half of the race was not too quick, we were at the group of 8 people. Then Albert attacked and I was on the fourth position. He got a few seconds. I concentrated for the second place,“ said Zdenek. There were a sunny weather in Ardooie. „It will be different in World Cup in Plzen on Sunday,“ said Styby.
Results: 1. Niels Albert 57:56, 2. Zdeněk Štybar +11, 3. Sven Vanthourenhout +22, 4. Klaas Vantornout +32, 5. Tom Meeusen, 6. Dieter Vanthourenhout oba +35.