Belgian cyclist Remco Evenepoel won the Liège-Bastogne-Liège one-day race on Sunday (24 April), attacking near the top of the Côte de la Redoute.
Discussing the win with French 3, Evenepoel explained: “It’s the race I’ve been dreaming of winning since I started cycling.”
The 22-year-old is making headlines for his cycling success, but how much do you know about his personal life? We break down everything we know about Remco Evenepoel’s girlfriend, Oumaima Oumi Rayane.
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Who is Remco Evenepoel’s girlfriend?
Remco Evenepoel’s girlfriend is 22-year-old model Oumaima Oumi Rayane.
Rayane’s Instagram, which boasts more than 24,000 followers, reveals her career in modelling has led her to work with major brands including Dior and Chanel. Likewise, sharing a passion with boyfriend Remco Evenepoel, Oumaima announced in 2020 that she’d be serving as an ambassador for S-Bikes.
Outside modelling, the 22-year-old studies economic sciences at the University of Brussels and enjoys all things fitness, food, beauty and travel.
The model and student often documents her travels on Instagram and, in late 2021, she shared she was spending her 22nd birthday in Dubai.
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Cyclist’s relationship with Oumaima Oumi Rayane explored
It’s not clear when Oumaima Oumi Rayane and Remco Evenepoel started dating but, given the cyclist has interacted with Rayane’s Instagram posts from 2015, we’d say it’s been a fair few years.
The model often praises Evenepoel on Instagram, sharing how proud she is of his sporting career. In June 2021, Oumaima posted a snap of the couple, writing: “Always proud of you.”
Likewise, in August 2021 Rayane wrote a heartfelt caption: “The hard and lonely days are all worth it.”
Remco Evenepoel’s girlfriend shows support at Liège-Bastogne-Liège
Oumaima Oumi Rayane appeared at the Liège-Bastogne-Liège race to show support for Remco Evenepoel during one of the most notable highlights of his cycling career. The model celebrated Evenepoel’s win alongside his mother, Anja Evenepoel, as the cyclist attacked 30km from the finish.
Quinten Hermans (Intermarche-Wanty Gobert Materiaux) and Wout Van Art (Jumbo-Visma) took second and third places respectively, The Guardian reports.
“I wanted to blow things up in the Côte de la Redoute and I managed to do it and was able to make the move stick,” Remco told the media.