Don't underestimate Elisa Balsamo at the Tour of Flanders

Elisa Balsamo (Trek-Segafredo)
Elisa Balsamo (Trek-Segafredo) (Image credit: Sprint Cycling Agency)

Elisa Balsamo is on a remarkable winning streak claiming back-to-back victories at Brugge-De Panne, Trofeo Alfredo Binda and Gent-Wevelgem. Still, some have questioned whether she is suited to Sunday's more challenging route at the Tour of Flanders. 

On Friday, the World Champion laid speculation to rest, stating, "I'm going to fight and try to survive," classing De Ronde as her priority.

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