Van Avermaet on the hunt for a second victory at 'The Hell of the North'

Greg Van Avermaet (CCC) at the Tour of Flanders

CCC Team leader Greg Van Avermaet will line up in Compiègne, France, on Sunday morning, hoping to repeat his Paris-Roubaix victory of 2017, with a first Tour of Flanders title having continued to allude him in Belgium last weekend. "I love Paris-Roubaix. Obviously, I make no secret of my desire to win the Tour of Flanders, but Paris-Roubaix is a really special race for me," Van Avermaet said on his team's website, just a couple of days out from the start of the race. "It was even before I won it in 2017 , and, of course, since then it holds a special place in my career as my first and, so far, only Monument win. I would love to win it again." Van Avermaet arrived at Roubaix two years ago having won the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, the E3 Harelbeke and Gent-Wevelgem in the build-up to the race, as well ...

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