Evenepoel: Van Aert shouldn't be afraid of Tokyo Olympics course

HAMOIR BELGIUM JUNE 12 Remco Evenepoel of Belgium and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Blue Leader Jersey at arrival during the 90th Baloise Belgium Tour 2021 Stage 4 a 1527km stage from Hamoir to Hamoir baloisebelgiumtour on June 12 2021 in Hamoir Belgium Photo by Bas CzerwinskiGetty Images
Remco Evenepoel at the Baloise Belgium Tour (Image credit: Getty Images)

Remco Evenepoel will take the start of the Tokyo Olympics men's road race this Saturday as one of the favourites for victory among the 130 riders lining up in Musashinomori Park.

The 21-year-old is set to be co-leader of the Belgian squad with Wout van Aert and said on Wednesday that his teammate is among the very top favourites for victory on the Fuji International Speedway after 234km of racing.

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