Flèche Wallonne and Liège-Bastogne-Liège announce 2023 teams and routes

The courses and fields for La Flèche Wallonne, April 19, and Liège-Bastogne-Liège, April 23, have been set for this spring, with seven wildcard invitations making up the 24-team field for women and four wildcard teams named to complete the field of 25 squads for the men.

Race organizers ASO have confirmed that the opening Belgian race of the Ardennes Classics for women will have seven wildcard teams. The three Belgian teams included AG Insurance-Soudal-QuickStep, Duolar-Chevalmeire and Lotto Dstny Ladiesalong with Cofidis, Auber93, Parkhotel Valkenburg and Team Coop-Hitec Products. In addition, St Michel-Mavic Auber93 will join at La Flèche Wallonne Féminine while a different French team, Arkea Pro Cycling, will be part of the wildcard lineup for Liège. Ceratizit-WNT Pro Cycling and Lifeplus Wahoo received automatic invites along with the 15 Women’s WorldTour squads at both events.

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