Greg Van Avermaet: 'In hard races I know I can beat anyone'

BMC Racing rider high on confidence as he takes his second cobbled win of the season

Greg Van Avermaet out-sprints Philippe Gilbert and Oliver Naessen in E3 Harelbeke

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Following up on his win in Omloop Het Nieuwsblad in February, Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing) was full of confidence after taking a second major win of the season in E3 Harelbeke.

Van Avermaet was able to cover attacks throughout the race, before riding to the finish with former team-mate Philippe Gilbert (Quick-Step Floors) and friend and training partner Oliver Naesen (Ag2r La Mondiale), edging out Gilbert in the sprint for the line.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.