Danish champion Kasper Asgreen (Deceuninck-QuickStep) might seem a surprise winner of the 105th Tour of Flanders to many but there’ll be few people who will claim his victory on Easter Sunday wasn’t deserved. Pre-race favourites Mathieu van der Poel and Wout van Aert had to bow to the big Dane.
In 2019, Asgreen rode his first Tour of Flanders and finished solo as runner-up behind Alberto Bettiol. Two years later the now-26-year-old claimed the highest podium spot.
“It was always a dream of mine to come to those races and experience them. Finishing second in my first edition was really