Boonen, Gilbert and Van Avermaet lead Belgium at Richmond World Championships

Belgium announced its team for the Richmond UCI Road World Championships, and as expected will line up behind Classics stars Tom Boonen, Philippe Gilbert and Greg Van Avermaet for the elite men's road race. The trio will be supported by Boonen's trade teammates Iljo Keisse, Nikolas Maes and Stijn Vandenbergh, Sep Vanmarcke (LottoNL-Jumbo), Jens Keukeleire (Orica-GreenEdge) and Tiesj Benoot, the only member of Lotto Soudal to make the team.

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