Women's peloton will finally crest the Koppenberg at Tour of Flanders 2022

Organisers have released the route for the 2022 Tour of Flanders and Gent-Wevelgem

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(Image credit: Photo by KRISTOF VAN ACCOM/BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images)

The women's peloton will attack the Koppenberg for the first time in the Tour of Flanders 2022, also cresting the Kemmelberg twice during Gent-Wevelgem - attacking the steeper Ossuaire side for the first time in the race's history.

Organisers Flanders Classics have unveiled the routes, with Gent-Wevelgem gaining 17 kilometres in length, up to 159km, and the Tour of Flanders at 158.5km, vs 152.4 in 2021. 

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.