Peloton rides in Qatar to honour dead colleague

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The Tour of Qatar peloton honoured Belgian Frederiek Nolf this afternoon with a minute?s silence at the start, followed by a 40 kilometre ride in one group directly to the finish in homage to the Topsport Vlaanderen pro.

At the start at Doha Camel Track, as race officials handed out black armbands for the riders, the atmosphere could hardly have been more funereal.

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