Boasson Hagen sidelined by Achilles problems at Tirreno-Adriatico

Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Sky)

Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Sky) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Edvald Boasson Hagen's build-up for Milan-San Remo hasn't gone completely to plan as the 23-year-old Norwegian withdrew from stage five of Tirreno-Adriatico on Sunday due to a tender Achilles tendon. Team Sky's management, however, believes Boasson Hagen will be ready to race on Saturday at Milan-San Remo, the first Monument of the 2011 season.

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