Tom Boonen Ghent Wevelgem 2008
(Image credit: LUC CLAESSEN)

Tom Boonen has won his first race since it was announced he'd tested positive for cocaine in an out-of-competition anti-doping control.

The 27-year-old Belgian won stage four of the Ster Elektrotoer in Holland on Friday afternoon after a perfect lead out from his Quick Step team mate Wouter Weylandt.

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