Blythe rues missed opportunity in Qatar

Adam Blythe, Tour Down Under 2012, stage two

As Fabian Cancellara ripped the front group apart with five kilometres to go in today's fourth Tour of Qatar stage, a BMC rider moved slickly onto his wheel with the instinct and power of an old hand.

But it wasn't Thor Hushovd. Or Philippe Gilbert. Amid Classics royalty - Boonen, Flecha and Cancellara - 22 year old British sprinter Adam Blythe was making his bid for the Qatar crown.

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