Men Elite race info
Ghent-Wevelgem in Flanders Fields starts in Ypres and finishes on the Vanackerestraat in Wevelgem. In the first part of the race, the peloton heads towards Veurne, where the famous Moeren are on the programme. The riders then set course for Heuvelland where, along the way, they will encounter the Monteberg, the Baneberg, the Scherpenberg and, last but not least, the Kemmelberg. The Plugstreets and numerous monuments dedicated to WWI make this race through Flanders Fields one that is unique on the calendar. On Sunday 24 March, we will discover who will be the successor of Christophe Laporte.
Start: Menin Gate in Ypres - 10:40
Finish: Vanackerestraat in Wevelgem - around 16:20
Distance: 253,1 km
Frenchman Christophe Laporte was able to celebrate on the Vanackerestraat in Wevelgem. His teammate Wout van Aert accelerated on the second ascent of the Kemmelberg, with more than 50 kilometres to go. Laporte was the only one able to follow the Belgian, after which they rode together towards Wevelgem. In the chasing group, Sep Vanmarcke won the sprint for third place.
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On Saturday 23 March, you can explore the circuit of the spring classic between Ypres and Wevelgem for yourself. Gent-Wevelgem Cyclo is the ride where world history and sporting challenge go hand in hand. Register now and test your legs on the Kemmelberg, one day before the pros.