Boonen gets La Gazzetta's Oscar

Today (Thursday) at the offices of Italian newspapers Corriere della Sera and La Gazzetta dello Sport, world champion Tom Boonen will receive the "Premio Oscar Gazzetta-Bici d'Oro Fausto Coppi 2005" award. The acknowledgement, now in its second year, is awarded to the best-performing rider of the previous season. The inaugural winner was Damiano Cunego after winning the Giro d'Italia and Giro di Lombardia in 2004.

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