Mikel Landa (Bahrain Victorious): “Super happy with this result”
I didn’t have a plan, I just tried to keep a good position within the bunch. I’m super happy with this result. It gives me a lot of confidence. I didn’t feel well after the Tour of Basque Country, as I fell ill and it was a bit difficult to recover from all the efforts. Now I’m looking at Liège confidently. With Remco there, Pogacar and him might...
Matthias Skjelmose (Trek-Segafredo): “Grateful to be 2nd behind Pogacar”
I told Danish TV before the start that I would be grateful if I got a 2nd place behind Tadej, because he might be the best-rider ever. I think his only weak spot is when he gets too excited and forgets to eat. Jumbo-Visma exploited it last year, and for now I think he won’t make that mistake again. Tadej is just a one-in-a-century kind of rider. Hopefully we can get...
Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates): “The perfect race”
It was the perfect race from our point of view. I must say a big ‘thank you’ to my teammates. It is a huge boost for me when they do such an amazing job like they did today. I had to finish it off – otherwise, all that work would have amounted to nothing.
We obviously needed to pull from the beginning. Nobody needed to give us a hand – maybe Ineos....
Pogacar climbs Huy like a GOAT
173 riders took the start at 11:51 on the 87th edition of the Flèche Wallonne, that was held over 194,2 kilometres between Herve and the Mur de Huy. There were two non-starters, Benoît Cosnefroy (Ag2r-Citröen) and Jai Hindley (Bora-Hansgrohe), both sick. It took 16 kilometres until an 8-man breakaway was established at the head of the race with Jacob Hindsgaul...
Skjelmose, Landa to flank Pogacar on the podium
With Woods in 4th position and Ciccone in 5th.
Tadej Pogacar wins!
By a nice margin.
Pogacar goes for the win
The Slovenian rider has comfortably overtaken Bardet.
With 250 meters to go and Pogacar on his wheel.
Woods, Pogacar and Pidcock at the front
They bid their time before launching their winning move.
Vervaeke is caught under the ‘flamme rouge’
One kilometre to go!
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