Luke Rowe left 'really gutted' after crash ends his Tour of Flanders hopes

The Brit was taken down in a crash by Sep Vanmarcke and was immediately out of contention

Luke Rowe chasing the leaders at E3 Harelbeke

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

A disappointed Luke Rowe said he was “really gutted” to have crashed out of contention at the Tour of Flanders on Sunday, berating bad luck that ended what looked to be a promising ride after he came down behind Sep Vanmarcke.

The Welshman and Sky executed their tactics exactly as they wanted the first half of the race and having anticipated an attack going on the Muur van Geraardsbergen they were at the front when Tom Boonen forced the move.

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