Tenth place after the steep final climb in Mende
Marcel Sieberg quit the race too
Due to a heavy crash in stage 9
From 7 until 22 July to prepare for the second part of the season
A crash during the fourth stage forced him to abandon
Also Tomasz Marczynski involved in the crash
Alfdan De Decker won two stages in Poland; Brent van Moer was the strongest in GP Rik van Looy.
Tour preview with DS Herman Frison
Tiesj Benoot, Thomas De Gendt, Tomasz Marczyński and Jelle Vanendert
André Greipel, Jasper De Buyst, Marcel Sieberg and Jens Keukeleire
Lotto Soudal U23 won the TTT in Borlo for a third time in a row
Reactions from Peter Sagan, Graham Bartlett and Roger Malevé.