Mur de Huy to remain Fleche Wallonne finish for next six years

The Mur de Huy awaits the peloton.

A report in the Belgian media on Thursday claims that La Flèche Wallonne will continue to use the summit finish at the Mur de Huy until at least 2024. Local newspaper Sudpresse reported that the current agreement between the town of Huy and the race organisers ends this year, but that a fresh deal will likely be signed next week. Local official Christophe Colignon told the paper that it was “almost obvious” that a new agreement would be going to take place. Although the mid-week Belgian Classic has a different start each year, La Flèche Wallonne has been ending on the emblematic climb since 1983, making it the only European Spring Classic with a summit finish. The dash up the short but steep Mur de Huy has become one of the most iconic sights in cycling, even if the race has become known as one of the most predictable of ...

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