Van Aert, Evenepoel to bury the hatchet after World Championships debacle


Wout van Aert and Remco Evenepoel are set to sit down down collectively later this month to lastly bury the hatchet and transfer on from the Belgian debacle of final yr’s World Championships.

The query of whether or not Evenepoel would work for Van Aert hung over the run-in to their dwelling Worlds, and after the highway race on the ultimate Sunday and Van Aert’s struggles within the finale of the race, it was rapidly obvious the pair weren’t on the identical web page.

Evenepoel, who’d joined an early breakaway, publicly prompt he had “the legs to turn out to be world champion”, whereas Van Aert responded by claiming the early transfer went towards group orders. It quickly emerged that Evenepoel had failed to indicate up for the group’s post-race debrief and the fall-out swept headlines the world over.

With a purpose to calm the scenario, nationwide coach Sven Vanthourenhout known as for a conciliatory assembly between the pair, however that has not but occurred. With the 2 Belgian riders prone to share nationwide group management in years forward and at this yr’s World Championships in Australia, an explanatory assembly is deemed as important. 








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