Trek-Segafredo riders apologise after dismal showing in Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Trek-Segafredo came into Omloop Het Nieuwsblad full of confidence and boasting a squad that contained former winner Jasper Stuyven, Mads Pedersen and Edward Theuns but the team were left empty-handed with their top finisher, Stuyven, only managing 40th place. Pedersen, who finished second in last year's Tour of Flanders finished outside the top ten, while Ryan Mullen and Theuns worked hard but just finished outside the top 50.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.