Cyclocross world champion Wout van Aert targetting top 10 in Tour of Flanders debut

Cyclocross world champion working on endurance ahead of 262km Monument

Wout van Aert leads Romain Bardet at Strade Bianche

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Cyclocross world champion Wout van Aert says that he will be targetting a top 10 at the Tour of Flanders when he makes his debut at the race next month.

23-year-old Van Aert has made a strong start to the road season after a winter of cyclocross racing, including a third-place finish in Strade Bianche behind Tiesj Benoot and Romain Bardet.

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