Flecha feeling rough as Team Sky battle on in Vuelta

Juan Antonio Flecha leads Team Sky, Tour of Oman 2010, stage four

Team Sky's tough battle with a mystery illness at the Vuelta a Espana continued on Thursday as Juan Antonio Flecha said he was feeling rough at the start of stage six.

"He's feeling really wishy-washy, says he's got no energy at all," sports director Rod Ellingworth told Cycling Weekly just minutes before the start, "he looks pretty much like death warmed up."

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