Belgium

‘I’ve had to prove I could do it my entire career, but with Olympic gold there is recognition’

Greg Van Avermaet hopes his Olympic Games gold medal will allow him to take a free role at the World Championships in October Greg Van Avermaet wins the men’s road race at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Greg Van Avermaet 1 admits he may not be the best card the Belgium team has to play at the World Championships in October 2 , but says the confidence he s taken from his Olympic Games victory makes him feel he can win the rainbow stripes.