Tour of Flanders to offer equal prize money for men and women this year

Organisers Flanders Classics say that all their spring races will have equal payouts from 2023

Tour of Flanders
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The winners of the men's and women's editions of the Tour of Flanders will be paid the same from this year, it was announced on Monday.

In an interview with Belgian newspaper De Tijd , Tomas van den Spiegel, the CEO of Flanders Classics, the race's organiser, said that there would be €50,000 on offer as prizes for both races. The winner of each edition will win €20,000.

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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.