Fred Wright: Tour of Flanders was the hardest race I’ve ever done

Ronde van Vlaanderen 2022 - Tour of Flanders - 106th Edition - Antwerp - Oudenaarde 272,5 km - 03/04/2022 - Fred Wright (GBR - Bahrain Victorious) - photo Gregory Van Gansen/SprintCyclingAgency©2022
Fred Wright (Bahrain Victorious) at the Tour of Flanders 2022 (Image credit: Sprint Cycling Agency)

Fred Wright sat draped over his top tube, 272km in his legs, 7th place in his hands, and more thoughts in his head than he knew how to process in that precise moment. The Tour of Flanders tends to have that kind of an effect. 

“I can’t really speak, I’m so tired,” Wright said apologetically to the journalists leaning across the barriers of the mixed zone. “I think I need some food or something.”

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