Petacchi unable to repeat 2009 Scheldeprijs win

The team leader for the star-studded Omega Pharma – Quick-Step team at the Scheldeprijs was a somewhat unexpected name. In the absence of the team's dedicated sprinter Mark Cavendish, who's recovering from a fever, it was neither Tom Boonen, nor Mark Renshaw nor Gert Steegmans, but forty year-old Alessandro Petacchi who tried to finish the work from his team-mates in Schoten.

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