Tom Boonen happy despite 'chaotic' Tour of Qatar start

Four-time Tour of Qatar champion Tom Boonen pleased with his second place on stage one despite 'very chaotic' finish

Tom Boonen on stage one of the 2015 Tour of Qatar

(Image credit: Watson)

Tom Boonen showed in today's Tour of Qatar stage one why he is a four-time overall winner and one of the best classics riders. The Belgian of team Etixx-QuickStep helped gap the bunch including Sky's Bradley Wiggins and, despite a crash, sprinted to second place behind winner José Joaquín Rojas (Movistar).

"The final was very chaotic," Boonen said at the Sealine Beach Resort with the sun setting.

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