Volksbank's woes in Driedaagse

Just about nothing went right for Team Volksbank in the first stage of the Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen on Friday. The team brought Olaf Pollack into position for the end sprint, but a crash 250 meters before the finish line stopped him and the other top sprinters.

"The riding was almost criminal there at the end," Pollack, 34, said. "Daniel Musiol and Josef Benetseder brought me well into position, but the crash directly in front of me was just bad luck."

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