Wout van Aert logs 1,942km at training camp as he considers tilt at Belgian time trial title

Wout van Aert in time trial mode at Tirreno-Adriatico
Wout van Aert in time trial mode at Tirreno-Adriatico (Image credit: Tim de WaeleGetty Images)

Wout van Aert could be set to face off against Remco Evenepoel for the Belgian time trial title in June, with the Jumbo-Visma star contemplating participation in the race on the road to the Tour de France.

Van Aert is currently training at altitude with the Dutch team's Tour de France squad in Sierra Nevada, having spent much of May in Spain alongside Tour champion Jonas Vingegaard as well as Dylan van Baarle, Tiesj Benoot, Nathan van Hooydonck, Christophe Laporte, Steven Kruijswijk and Wilco Kelderman.

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Dani Ostanek
Senior News Writer

Dani Ostanek is Senior News Writer at Cyclingnews, having joined in 2017 as a freelance contributor and later being hired full-time. Prior to joining the team, they had written for numerous major publications in the cycling world, including CyclingWeekly and Rouleur.

 

Dani has reported from the world's top races, including the Tour de France, World Championships, and the spring Classics. They have interviewed many of the sport's biggest stars, including Mathieu van der Poel, Remco Evenepoel, Demi Vollering, and Anna van der Breggen.

 

As well as original reporting, news and feature writing, and production work, Dani also oversees How to Watch guides and works on The Leadout newsletter throughout the season. Their favourite races are Strade Bianche and Paris-Roubaix and their favourite published article is from the 2024 edition of the latter: 'Unless I'm in an ambulance, I'm finishing this race' – Cyrus Monk, the last man home at Paris-Roubaix