Wout Van Aert 'suffered' to Roubaix velodrome after fight back from crash and mechanicals

Van Aert fought back to be present in the lead group, but suffered and struggled in the final 20km of Paris-Roubaix

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) suffered into the famous velodrome to close what had been a Paris-Roubaix marred by a crash and mechanicals.

The three-time cyclocross world champion finished 22nd and collapsed in the infield, exhausted with the day and the Classics campaign that had gone so well up through Roubaix.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.