sport“>Alaphilippe was 35 kilometers from the finish in third position when Van der Poel and Van Aert gave way to a slow-moving motorcycle. At the time, the Frenchman was talking into his microphone to communicate with his team management, so did not pay attention and crashed into the vehicle, after which he hit the asphalt hard.
sport“>Alaphilippe made his debut in the Tour of Flanders on Sunday and immediately made a big impression on the rough cobblestone sections. The leader of Deceuninck-Quick-Step was personally responsible with a few gears for breaking open the race. Only Van der Poel and Van Aert could follow him.