Tom Boonen second in Milan-San Remo

The Fleming Tom Boonen has come second in this year’s Milan to San Remo cycle race. Only the 34-year-old Spaniard Oscar Freire was faster than Boonen in what was the 101st time that the 298 km race was held. The Italian Alessandro Petacchi ended third. The 2010 race is Freire’s third Milan – San Remo victory. He previously won the race in 2004 and 2007.