Gent - Wevelgem: Winners and records
image: Cor VosSince 1934 Gent-Wevelgem is one of the Flemish classics. The route is peppered with climbs like the Kemmelberg along a string of cobbled sectors. Winds often play a crucial role in the race. Cyclingstage.com brings you the records and recent winners.
Recent winners Gent-Wevelgem
2022: Biniam Girmay (eri)
2021: Wout van Aert (Be)
2020: Mads Pedersen (den)
2019: Alexander Kristoff (nor)
2018: Peter Sagan (svk)
2017: Greg Van Avermaet (bel)
2016: Peter Sagan (svk)
2015: Luca Paolini (ita)
2014: John Degenkolb (ger)
Records in Gent-Wevelgem
The Belgians are in control in Gent-Wevelgem. The race was pocketed 50 times by home riders.
Six riders did win the race three times and one of them is still competing: Peter Sagan. He won in 2013, 2016 and 2018, while the other three-time winners are Tom Boonen (2004, 2011, 2012), Mario Cipollini (1992, 1993, 2012), Eddy Merckx (1967, 1970, 1973), Rik Van Looy (1956, 1957, 1962), and Robert Van Eenaeme (1936, 1937, 1945).
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