Sven Nys (Rabobank) of Belgium won his fourth World Cup race of the season and extended his lead in the overall standings today on a sandy course in Koksijde, Belgium. The "Cannibal" overcame an early mistake on the stairs which found him behind the leaders after the first few laps, but eventually gained the front before riding clear. Second place finsiher Bart Wellens finished 54 seconds behind Nys. Ryan Treborn of the US had a tough go today crashing twice and finishing 25th some 5 minutes back. The cross season continues tomorrow in Gieten, Netherlands.