Boonen denied fourth Gent-Wevelgem win in chaotic finale

A very frustrated Tom Boonen (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) crossed the finish line in Wevelgem after finishing fifth in the bunch sprint at Gent-Wevelgem. Boonen missed the chance to win the race for a record fourth time, concluding a miserable week in which he had to deal with the aftermath of the miscarriage of his partner Lore and an injured thumb due to a crash at Friday's E3 Harelbeke.

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