Flecha hopes for upper hand ahead of Roubaix

Juan Antonio Flecha (Team Sky)

Juan Antonio Flecha (Team Sky) (Image credit: Sirotti)

Five weeks after breaking his hand in a collision with a car during a training ride, Juan Antonio Flecha (Sky) returned to competition at the Tour of Flanders. The Spaniard immediately managed to be competitive by finishing in the group that sprinted for fourth place. One week later he’s heading into Paris-Roubaix as one of the outsiders to beat top favorite Tom Boonen (Omega Pharma - Quick Step).

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