The Belgian Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) won the Strade Bianche solo on Saturday, the first major meeting of the post-confinement season. Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe was quickly knocked out by a fall. Wout Van Aert won the Strade Bianche in Siena (Italy) on Saturday, succeeding Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe. The 25-year-old Belgian had dressed up 12 kilometers from the finish and resisted the counterattack from the Italian Davide Formolo (2nd) and the German Maximilian Schachmann (3rd) until the end. . read also Full results The race had started to settle at 50 km from the finish with the formation of a group of six breakaways, the Belgians Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) and Greg Van Avermaet (CCC), the Danish Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) , the German Maximilian Schachmann (Bora Hansgrobe) and the Italians Alberto Bettiol (EF) and Davide Formolo (UAE-Emirates). Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quick Step) had lost any chance of keeping his property by being irretrievably dropped a little over 50 km from the finish.