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The Tour of Flanders, one of the most iconic races on the cycling calendar, will see the best men’s and women’s riders in the world compete on the gruelling cobbled climbs around Flanders. The race has been won by legendary cyclists such as Eddy Merckx, Mathieu van der Poel, Tadej Pogacar, and Lotte Kopecky. Pogacar emerged victorious in the men’s race in 2023, while Kopecky claimed victory in the women’s race for the second consecutive year. With the upcoming race, cycling fans are eager to see who will be crowned champions this time around.

Scheduled to take place on Sunday, March 31, the 2024 Tour of Flanders will be broadcast live on discovery+. The coverage of the men’s race is set to begin at 8:30 UK time, followed by the women’s race at 14:00. Fans can tune in to watch all the action unfold as the cyclists tackle the challenging route and vie for the prestigious title of Flanders champion.

The lineup for the Tour of Flanders includes some of the biggest names in cycling, with reigning champion Tadej Pogacar, Mathieu van der Poel, and Wout van Aert among the favorites in the men’s race. Lotte Kopecky, aiming for a hat-trick of wins, leads the women’s field, with strong contenders such as Demi Vollering, Lorena Wiebes, Elisa Longo Borghini, and Chloe Dygert also set to compete. The stage is set for an intense and thrilling battle for victory in both the men’s and women’s races.

The men’s route for the Tour of Flanders covers a challenging 270.8km, starting in Antwerp and finishing in Oudenaarde. The course features 17 cobbled climbs, with the steep Paterberg serving as the final ascent before the run to the finish line. The women’s race, a shorter 163km route, also starts and finishes in Oudenaarde, with climbs up Oude Kwaremont and Paterberg presenting a demanding test for the riders. The route promises to deliver spectacular racing and exciting finishes for cycling enthusiasts.

Cycling fans can enjoy all the top cycling action, including the Giro d’Italia, Tour de France, and Vuelta a Espana, live and on-demand on discovery+. The platform offers comprehensive coverage of the Tour of Flanders and other major cycling events, providing viewers with a front-row seat to all the thrilling races and intense competitions across the cycling calendar.

With a star-studded lineup, challenging routes, and intense competition, the 2024 Tour of Flanders promises to be a must-watch event for cycling fans around the world. As the best men’s and women’s riders in the world gear up to tackle the cobbled climbs and vie for victory, the race is set to deliver high drama, excitement, and unforgettable moments on the road to determining the next champions of Flanders. Whether you’re a seasoned cycling aficionado or a casual fan, the Tour of Flanders is sure to provide an exhilarating display of athletic prowess and competitive spirit that will captivate audiences and leave a lasting impression on all who witness the action unfold.

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