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Alexander Kristoff is aiming for a fifth victory in a row in Frankfurt

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On may 1, is traditionally Eschborn-Frankfurt finished, the semiklassieker with arrival in Frankfurt that used to be the life went on as Rund um den Henninger Turm. The Norwegian Alexander Kristoff (UAE – Team Emirates) is aiming for his fifth victory in a row in the WorldTour race.

In spite of the hills was approached by Kristoff in the past four editions in Frankfurt, each the fastest of a very thinned out peloton. Also the numbers 2 and 3 of last year, at the start: the Australian Michael Matthews and Oliver Naesen, just got back from vacation after the Flemish spring classics.

Running the after 187 km again at a sprint, then the competition for Kristoff, Matthews and Naesen especially coming from the German corner: John Degenkolb, Pascal Ackermann and André Greipel will be announced.

The Belgian contribution in the field of Eschborn-Frankfurt is traditionally large, and that this year is no different. Despite the absence of Deceuninck Quick.Step stand, thanks to the advent of Lotto Soudal, Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise, Wallonie-Bruxelles and Wanty-Gobert four Belgian teams on the day of departure. It is also look out of Dylan Teuns (Bahrain – Merida) already sufficiently recovered from a tough liège-Bastogne-Liège, in the hill section around Frankfurt to notice.

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