Lizzie Deignan to return to racing at Flèche Wallonne, is a possibility for Liège–Bastogne–Liège

Trek-Segafredo finalise roster for Wednesday's Ardennes Classic, with Deignan returning for the first time since 2021

Lizzie Deignan at Paris-Roubaix
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Lizzie Deignan will return to action for Trek-Segafredo at La Flèche Wallonne and is a possibility for Liège–Bastogne–Liège on April 19 and April 23 respectively.

The British rider announced that she was expecting another child last year, and took time away from racing. After giving birth, Deignan was initially anticipated to be returning to the peloton in Spain at La Vuelta Femenina in early May.

However, a press release from ASO, the organiser of La Flèche Wallonne, released on Friday, hinted at the possible appearance of the former winner of Paris-Roubaix in next Wednesday’s race.

“The field of champions is notably completed by Lizzie Deignan (Trek-Segafredo), returning to competition after giving birth to her second child,” the press release read.

According to a report from Cyclingnews last week, Trek-Segafredo had told Deignan to prepare for both races in case she is needed.

On Monday afternoon Deignan confirmed on social media that she would be riding, that was then followed up by an announcement by her Trek team.

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