Kung: You never know who is going to have that extra punch in the Tour of Flanders

Stefan Kung (Groupama-FDJ) at the E3 Saxo Bank Classic 2021
Stefan Kung (Groupama-FDJ) at the E3 Saxo Bank Classic 2021 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Stefan Küng (Groupama FDJ) was originally aiming to end his Classic campaign at Paris-Roubaix – a race he counts as the most beautiful one-day race on the calendar – but with the French Monument postponed Küng finds himself heading into the Tour of Flanders with one last shot this spring. 

The Swiss champion is naturally better suited to the cobbles of Paris-Roubaix but his growing reputation in the Classics was highlighted by noticeable rides in Gent-Wevelgem and E3 Saxo Bank Classic.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at Cyclingnews.com between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.