It’s the time of the National Championships. This year the battle for the Belgian road title will take place at the Lacs de l’Eau d’Heure, in the southern part of Belgium, known from stages of the Belgium Tour. Lotto Soudal will start with a strong team of seventeen riders.
This week the Belgian Championships take place. On Friday 26th June it’s the time trial, the road race is scheduled two days later. Lotto Soudal will have a large delegation in both races.
Injury Update: Iljo Keisse, Julien Vermote, Stijn Vandenbergh. There are National Road Championships taking place everywhere in Europe on Sunday, with riders of Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team participating in eight different road races.
Sunday 17 Lotto Belisol riders will participate in the Belgian national championship in La Roche-en-Ardenne. Only Jens Debusschere and Jelle Vanendert won’t be able to start. At about twelve o’clock the pros will start 16 laps of 13,8 kilometers, which adds up to a total distance of 220,8 kilometers. A race in the Ardennes means of course that there has to climbed. In one lap there are four hills.
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