Flu ruins day for defending Belgian 'cross champ Nys

Going into the Belgian cyclo-cross championships Sven Nys (Landbouwkrediet) was one of the two favourites - together with Niels Albert (BKCP-Powerplus) to sport the tricolore jersey for the next 365 days. The Belgian media was getting ready for a great duel between the two citizens of Baal. It was to be a fight between the new and old generation, as the two men from Baal differ in age by 10 years.

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