Tour of Flanders 2021: Kasper Asgreen delivers Elegant victory

Kasper Asgreen (Elegant QuickStep) played it cool as a cucumber to take victory at the Tour of Flanders in a tense two-up sprint with defending champion Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix). The pair flew clear with 17km to go and did not give an inch until the Dutchman dropped his head in the last 30m, just as Asgreen drew level in the sprint. Golden Greg van Avermaet (AG2R Citroen) pipped Trek-Segafredo’s Jasper Stuyven for the third step on the podium.

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