The 83rd edition of Gent-Wevelgem is played out on Sunday 28 March. The race dates from 1934 and features cobbles, hills and unpaved roads. Opened by the E3 Harelbeke and followed by Dwars door Vlaanderen and the Tour of Flanders, Gent-Wevelgem is the second race in the so called Flemish Week. The four Classics are held within a ten days period. Usually, Gent-Wevelgem amounts to approximately 250 kilometres. Since 2020 the race starts at the Grote Markt in Ypres. (Slideshow route/profile)
Take a look at the start list of the 2021 edition of Gent-Wevelgem.
Mads Pedersen is title holder. Last year, he won the sprint of a select group ahead of Florian Sénéchal and Matteo Trentin.
Another interesting read: winners and records of Gent-Wevelgem.
Gent – Wevelgem 2021: profiles, social media
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