Steegmans fumes after Belgian nationals

Gert Steegmans (Omega Pharma - QuickStep)

Gert Steegmans (Omega Pharma - QuickStep) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Something went wrong in the Omega Pharma Quick Step team camp on Sunday. Gert Steegmans featured in the breakaway which was about to sprint for the victory at the Belgian championships in Wielsbeke, with a finish right next to the big Unilin factory, the company behind Quick-Step. But then with 6km to go, the team's riders started to lead the peloton to set up a bunch sprint for their fast man Tom Boonen. With 400m to go, the break was caught and Boonen finished third behind winner Jens Debusschere (Lotto-Belisol).

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