Tom Boonen out of Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne

Belgian rider suffering from stomach problems

Tom Boonen on stage one of the 2017 Vuelta de San Juan (Credit: Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Quick-Step Floors team leader Tom Boonen will not ride today's Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne, with the team saying that he is suffering from "stomach problems".

Despite crashing in yesterday's Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, Boonen had been expected to take part in today's race, an event that he has previously won on three occasions. However Quick-Step confirmed on Twitter that he would not be taking to the start line, and with no replacement available that they will start with only seven riders.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.