Tour of Flanders defending champion Chantal van den Broek-Blaak was targeting Paris-Roubaix

Chantal van den Broek-Blaak won the 2020 Tour of Flanders
Chantal van den Broek-Blaak won the 2020 Tour of Flanders (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Chantal van den Broek-Blaak has turned her attention to the Tour of Flanders following the announcement that her season's target Paris-Roubaix was postponed until October 2 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The defending champion will line up with double world champion Anna van der Breggen to form a powerful combination for SD Worx in Oudenaarde on Sunday.

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