Championship of Flanders, locally known as Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen (in Dutch) is one of the few unique road bicycle races that are more than a century old. Here, you will know about the Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen 2022.
The single-day race was established in 1908. The race is also named Koolskamp Koerse as it takes place in Koolskamp (part-municipality of Ardooie), West Flanders, Belgium. The race features a 195.3 km long route within Koolskamp. It has been held as a 1.1 event on the UCI Europe Tour since 2005. This year marks the 106th edition of the event that is scheduled on Friday, September 16.
Defending Champion: Jasper Philipsen
Jasper Philipsen won the Championship of Flanders last year. He currently rides for UCI ProTeam Alpecin–Deceuninck team. The Belgian’s major wins include 2 individual stages of the Tour de France this year and 3 individual stages of the Vuelta an España race in 2020 and 2021. The 24-year-old stands 30th in the UCI Ranking with 1412 points. He has 7 wins in his UCI career.
When is the Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen 2022?
The Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen 2022 will be held on Friday, September 16. Being a single-day event, it will offer a conclusion on the same day.
|The Only Stage||Friday, September 16|
Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen 2022 Course: Routes and Distances
Riders in the Championship of Flanders 2022 will kick off in Koolskamp and cover a track of 195.3 km to touch the finishing line in Koolskamp.
|1||Koolskamp – Koolskamp||195.3 km|
How to watch the Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen 2022?
Eurosport will start streaming the Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen 2022 event at 12:00 PM on September 16 around Europe. A monthly subscription to the service costs $9.15 per month while a yearly one costs $78.51. Eurosport Player UK will allow fans in the United Kingdom to watch live streaming. GCN+ will also stream the event. You will be able to access it with a yearly subscription plan of $49.99USD.
A total of 24 teams will take part in the Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen race this year.
- Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team
- BORA – Hansgrohe
- Intermarché – Wanty – Gobert Matériaux
- Team Arkéa Samsic
- Lotto Soudal
- Trek – Segafredo
- Team BikeExchange – Jayco
- Movistar Team
- Israel – Premier Tech
- Team DSM
- EF Education-EasyPost
- Uno-X Pro Cycling Team
- B&B Hotels – KTM
- Bingoal Pauwels Sauces WB
- Sport Vlaanderen – Baloise
- Human Powered Health
- Go Sport – Roubaix Lille Métropole
- Tarteletto – Isorex
- VolkerWessels Cycling Team
- Minerva Cycling
- BEAT Cycling
- Team Elevate p/b Home Solution Soenens