Freire disqualified in bunch sprint for second year running

Oscar Freire March 2010

For the second year running, Oscar Freire (Rabobank) has triumphed in a bunch sprint in the Tour of the Basque Country, only to see the victory taken away from him.

Freire was given a push by his team-mate Luis Leon Sanchez with about 200 metres to go, although it seems unlikely that it really affected the result of the bunch sprint, which he won comfortably.

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