Superprestige Boom still a go with Pidcock, Van Aert on the line

Tom Pidcock competing at 2021 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships in Oostende
Tom Pidcock competing at 2021 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships in Oostende (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

The organisers of the Superprestige in Boom have confirmed the race will go ahead amid the latest COVID-19 restrictions in Belgium. After some confusion over his starting contract, Tom Pidcock (Ineos Grenadiers) will be on the line along with Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) - both making their season debuts.

With confirmed COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations surging, Belgium imposed new restrictions last week, leading Antwerp World Cup organisers Golazo to call off Sunday's event. However, the Superprestige organisers will proceed with their race in Boom, less than 20km away from Antwerp.

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