Boonen: Attention on Evenepoel is not healthy

Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck-QuickStep) has made quick business of getting his professional cycling career up and running after a stellar performance at the Vuelta a San Juan last week. His third place in the stage 3 time trial and eventual victory in the young rider classification got plenty of attention, particularly in his native Belgium, and though he has brushed it aside, compatriot Tom Boonen believes that the spotlight on Evenepoel is not good for him.

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