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DIRECT. Ghent-Wevelgem 2024: it goes very hard, lots of breaks, follow the Flandrian classic

Preparation for the Tour of Flanders continues this Sunday March 24 with the Ghent-Wevelgem classic where Mathieu van der Poel emerges as the huge favorite. Follow the race live.

The essentials

  • The Ghent-Wevelgem 2024 race has started &agrav; 10:40 a.m. à Ypres in Belgium. Arrival is expected around 4:30 p.m. Wevelgem
  • The favorites are Mathieu van der Poel, Jasper Philipsen and Mads Pedersen
  • The last edition was published in won by Christophe Laporte, absent this season.


No calculation for the world champion! van der Poel attacks from the first meters of Mount Kemmel and few manage to reach his goal. follow. 

14:34 – New junction (86km)

The peloton yoyos in this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024. After another break, the peloton reconnects before the first ascent of Mont Kemmel.

14:29 – A new break (89km)

Definitely the peloton is not arriving &agrav; really ride together in this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024. There is a new break a few minutes after the junction. 

14:27 – The junction is made (92km)

The two leading men are included in this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024. The breakthrough of Walscheid and Jakobs was short-lived.

14:23 – Johan Jacobs joins the German in the lead (93km)

After Walscheid, the Swiss also takes the lead while the peloton is returning to this Ghent-Wevelgem. We attack the first mountain in Belgium. 

14:21 – Walscheid accelerates (95km)

At the head of this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024, the German is trying to get ahead while the peloton is not not far from making the junction. 

14:15 – Van der Poel makes the effort (99km)

Trapped &agrav; At the back of the leading group, the world champion and favorite of this Ghent-Wevelgem is making the effort to move back towards the lead. The wind could still cause damage this afternoon. 

14: 13 – The last 100 kilometers (100km)

The leading group moves on to the next section. at the moment the threshold of the last 100 kilometers of this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024 with around thirty seconds ahead of the peloton. 

< h3 class="app_edito_title_2">14:05 – A stagnating gap (109km)

The leading group reaches & agrave; limit the damage after the big comeback of the peloton in this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024. The gap remains around a minute for the moment.

< h3 class="app_edito_title_2">13:56 – The peloton makes the effort (116km)

Laurenz Rex has just been caught by the peloton which is now pointing ahead. less than a minute from the head of the race which is made up of 37 runners. 

13:53 – A puncture in the first group (119km)

Laurenz Rex suffers a puncture while he was in the first group of this Ghent-Wevelgem. The Belgian should have a lot of difficulty catching up. 

13:51 – The é the escape is resumed (120km)

End of the escape of eight runners in this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024! The group of 29 runners returned and now have 2'30" ahead of the latecomers. 

13:48 – Less than a minute ahead for the & escape (128km)

The large group of 29 riders is returning to the breakaway of eight cyclists in this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024. 

< h3 class="app_edito_title_2">13:44 – Some names of the group of 29 (133km)

After the border in this Ghent-Wevelgem, here are some names among the 29 riders who slipped into the first part of the peloton: Van der Poel, Meeus, Pedersen, Stuyven, Kooij, M. Van Dijke, Vermeersch, Philipsen , Rex, Teunissen, Merlier, Mozatto, Küng, Bissegger, Turner, Trentin, Milan, Gaviria, Degenkolb, Walscheid, Molano, Van Gestel.

13:39 – Still a small lead for the 29 (136km)

The first part of the peloton is always around ten seconds ahead of the second which is trying to come back in this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024. The pace is very high; and this does not benefit the eight riders in the breakaway who only have a lead of one minute and thirty seconds. 

13:31 – 29 riders in the first part of the peloton (140km)

The border caused damage in this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024. 29 riders stood out in the first part of the peloton. van der Poel managed à hold on à this group. 

13:27 – The peloton is coming back strong! (141km)

The gap between the breakaway and the peloton is melting like snow in the sun in this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024. The eight leading riders have around 2& ;apos; in advance. 

13:22 – An abandonment (144km)

< p>An abandonment is à note in this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024. The rider of the Team Visma team, Jan Tratnik, wasé caught in a fall earlier in the day and gave up. 

13:19 – A edge in the peloton! (146km)

Maybe a first turning point in this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024. A border has just taken place within the peloton.&amp ;nbsp;Jonathan Narvaez and Jake Stewart wereé involved in a fall at the time of this border. 

1:15 p.m. – Off we go for the cobblestones (150km)

The leading group enters the first paved sector. of this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024 with a rather comfortable lead even if it weakens. 

13: 07 – The advance melts away (153km)

The eight leading men begin to advance. feel the peloton gradually returning which increases the pace. The escape has only 3'50" ahead in this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024. 

13:00 – The sky is darkening (161km)

À As we approach the cobblestones, the Belgian sky is very cloudy. and the first drops of rain could fall on this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024. 

12:50 – A paved sector ;eacute; in 20 km (163km)

The frontrunners won't be long in coming! attack the first paved sector; of this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024. They still have a lead greater than five minutes on the peloton. 

12:47 – The composition of the lead group (167km)< /h3>

Eight men are at the head of this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024: Blume, De Bondt, Houle, Jacobs, Le Berre, Monk, Morkov, O& apos;Brien. 

12:40 – A gap above 5 minutes (168km)

The eight leading men continue to increase their lead in this Ghent-Wevelgem 2024 and now have more than five minutes ahead of the peloton. 


Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116