'Risk big and you win big,' Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig willing to risk all at the Tour of Flanders

After finishing third in 2019 the Danish rider has a stronger team than ever to help achieve a first WorldTour win

Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (Team FDJ Nouvelle - Aquitaine Futuroscope) during the 45th Trofeo Alfredo Binda-Comune di Cittiglio 2021 (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

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Teamwork and course knowledge will be the deciding factor at Sunday’s Tour of Flanders, according to Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig.

Sunday’s FDJ-Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope team will be the strongest squad the charismatic Danish woman has led on the Belgian cobbles, and she is hoping they can dictate the race.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.