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Knees has busy weekend

Christian Knees had a busy weekend. First he won the sprint for third in the German Championships race, then he hurried off without dinner to his wife Nathalie in hospital, where their daughter Fenja was born just after midnight, Monday morning.

"I am tired today but of course really happy," the Milram rider was quoted on the team's website, www.team-milram.de.

On Wednesday, Knees will head to London for the start of the Tour de France and will not get to see his newborn in the next three weeks.

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