Tom Boonen Kemmelberg

Belgian sprint star Tom Boonen has been temporarily side-lined from competition having fractured his right big toe in a training accident near his home in Mol, Belgium.

According to his QuickStep team, Boonen was approaching a cross-roads on Wednesday when he had to swerve sharply to avoid hitting a car. He mounted the pavement and struck his right leg against a sign post, grazing his leg and breaking his toe.

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