Favorite Marcel Kittel of Germany edged Farrar in a mass cycling sprint featuring several crashes to win the 125-mile Scheldt Prize through the flats of northern Belgium.
ANTWERP, Belgium — Favorite Marcel Kittel of Germany edged Wenatchee cyclist Tyler Farrar in a mass sprint, winning the 125-mile Scheldt Prize through the flats of northern Belgium on Wednesday.
A sudden shower on the final stretches of cobblestones and asphalt resulted in a crash-marred finish.
“It was crazy,” said Farrar, 28. “I was scared for the last five kilometers.”
Farrar does not have an individual victory this year, but already has 14 top-10 finishes.
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