Tom Boonen backs Bob Jungels for Tour of Flanders glory

Tom Boonen backs Bob Jungels for Tour of Flanders glory

Joe Robinson 4 Apr 2019 Three-time winner expects Jumbo-Visma and Deceuninck-QuickStep to dictate race Three-time Tour of Flanders winner Tom Boonen has backed Deceuninck-QuickStep's Bob Jungels as his tip to cross the finish line in Oudenaarde first this Sunday. Speaking on Belgian radio, Boonen highlighted four riders that he believes will shine at Flanders this weekend, and ultimately picked Jungels, the recent winner of Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne , as the favourite for the race. 'I expect a lot from Wout van Aert, who can count on the support of his Jumbo-Visma team this year,' Booned said. 'That naturally brings a little more pressure. I am convinced that he can do it and that he can do it now, but whether it is already a prize this year, remains to be seen.' Mathieu [van der Poel] is very busy, but he has to compete as an individual against the strong block of Deceuninck-QuickStep. ...

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