21 things you didn't know about Wout van Aert

From studying computer science at university through to what he eats for breakfast

Wout Van Aert Red Bull
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Date of Birth15 September 1994
BornHerentals, Belgium
Height1.90 metres
Weight78 kg
PartnerSarah de Bie
Turned pro2013
TeamJumbo Visma
BikeCervélo S5
UCI wins40
Stage race wins2
Grand Tour stage wins9

Wout van Aert is currently one of the biggest stars in the men's WorldTour peloton. The Belgian rides for Jumbo-Visma and competes on the road as well as in cyclocross.

He won the green points jersey at the 2022 Tour de France and has nine stage wins to his name at the race since 2019. He's also won Milan-San Remo, the E3 Saxo Classic, Gent-Wevelgem, Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, and the Amstel Gold Race.

The Belgian is an arch-rival of Mathieu van der Poel and will no doubt go up against the Dutchman during the 2023 Tour's opening week in the Spanish Basque Country as they compete for the races' first yellow jersey.

Here are 21 things you didn't know about the Belgian superstar. 

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