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Soudal's quick move with several spearheads on the Flemish opening weekend

Soudal's quick move with several spearheads on the Flemish opening weekend

Monday, February 19, 2024 at 3:50 pm

Soudal Quick-Step early with his picks for the Flemish opening weekend. In Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (March 24), the team relies on Julian Alaphilippe, Casper Asgren and Yves Lambert, among others, and Luc Lamberti is an interesting pawn for Korn-Brussels-Korn (March 25).

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Next Saturday, Alaphilippe, Asgreen, Lampaert, Gianni Moscon, Kasper Pedersen, War Vangeluy and Josef Czerny will appear in the 79th edition of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. The selection of Korn-Brussels-Korn looks much the same, although Moscone and Vangeloi make way for Martin Svrcek and promising American Luke Lamberti.

“We are excited for next weekend,” said Sporting Director Wilfried Peters, looking forward to the first of the two Flemish Spring Classics of 2024. “We will start with a strong team, a lot of confidence and determination. Most of the riders have had a good period of training at altitude in the Sierra Nevada and will now be competing once again.

Lamberti (right) has his chance at Corn-Brussels-Corn – Image: Cor Vos

“We cannot say that these matches have more secrets. It is especially important to know where we stand at the moment. For Omloop Het Nieuwsblad we have a few riders who can achieve a good result. As for Korne, we are interested to see what can Luc (Lamberti, editor) does it when it comes to a fast race.

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