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Tour of Flanders Women Live – Lotte Kopecky racing for third win

Noemi Rüegg at the women's Tour of Flanders.


The gap is up to +3’19” between the break and the peloton. Nelson and Rånes still +1’30” down on the leaders, they’re just not closing. 

120km to go

If you didn’t know, EF Education-Cannondale are wearing a special black and white kit for the cobbled Monuments. Here is Noemi Rüegg… 

Crash by Lotto-DSTNY’s Quinty van de Guchte. 

130km to go

The break is formed with Camilla Rånes and Josie Nelson not far off the back. 

140km to go


Five riders are clear in a new breakaway with plenty of counter moves. Gap of around +15″ between them and the peloton. 

Kopecky (SD Worx-Protime) was in that crash. As was US champion, Chloe Dygert (Canyon-SRAM) and Romy Kasper (Human Powered Health).

Abandons after the crash!

150km to go

Crash! 10 riders down. Waiting for confirmation of who they are. It has also caused a major split in the bunch. 

Onto the Lange Munte. The speed is really up as well as these first 9km see an average speed of 43kph. 

Four riders had a very small gap on the peloton but they were swiftly dragged back.

Already, the riders are only 5km away…

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