Flanders Classics CEO claims women's cycling needs more than just equal winnings: 'I find equalling prize money useless. There is still a lot to do'

Tomas Van Den Spiegel expressed his feelings after Nokere Koerse announced its men's and women's races will have equal prize funds

Women's Tour of Flanders
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The CEO of Flanders Classics has claimed that women's cycling needs more investment from TV broadcasts and starting money in teams to improve equality within the sport, rather than primarily focussing on matching the prize money available at races. 

Flanders Classics CEO Tomas Van Den Spiegel's comments come after Nokere Koerse organisers announced on Wednesday that its men's and women's races in 2022 will feature equal prize money, resulting in the largest pot for a one-day race in women's cycling.

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