Boonen working in Wallonie to prepare for Olympics

Tom Boonen (Omega Pharma-Quickstep) has not allowed a broken rib to hamper his ambitions to win the Olympic road race on Saturday and he’s made sure his condition is prime by working hard at the current Tour de Wallonie - which finishes on Wednesday. Boonen won’t be there to contest the final day as he and Belgian teammate Greg van Avermaet (BMC) leave for London following the completion of Monday’s ‘Ardennes-like’ stage.

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