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Tour of Flanders shares the seven wildcards: Wout van Aert may be chest as well as wetting

Wout van Aert will be able to live in the wielervoorjaar. His team Veranda’s Willems-Crelan was a wildcard for Paris-Roubaix there is also one for the Tour of Flanders. Three other procontinentale Belgian teams will start on 1 april.

All the WorldTour teams will sign as present for the 102nd Tour of Flanders, between Antwerp and Oudenaarde, and bags no doubt with their strongest team. As we were earlier this week and already look forward to with the arrival of Michal Kwiatkowski (Sky) and Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida).

The remaining 7 villages were, however, expensive. A lot of teams applied for participation in “the ronde”, the choice is even more difficult. The lucky teams come ultimately from three countries: Belgium, France and the Netherlands.

The Belgian teams slots have been acquired Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise, Wanty Groupe-Gobert, Veranda’s Willems-Crelan and WB Aqua Protect Veranclassic. Also the French teams Cofidis and Vital Concept of it. The Oranjehemden of Team Roompot create the list of participating teams is complete.

These teams got a wildcard for the Tour of Flanders 2018:

Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise

Veranda’s Willems-Crelan

Wanty-Groupe Gobert

WB Aqua Protect Veranclassic


Team Roompot

Vital Concept

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