Boonen equals Flanders record with third victory

An impressive rookie performance as a US Postal Service rider in the service of American rider George Hincapie in the 2002 edition of Paris-Roubaix sent signals that Tom Boonen (Omega Pharma - Quick Step) had a bright future ahead of him at the pavé classics. Ever since joining Patrick Lefevre's Quick Step team in 2003, he has always played his role in in the cobbled races with their short, but tough climbs.

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