De Gendt describes Stage 2 crash at Tour Down Under

07:38AM 23rd Jan 2013

Vacansoleil-DCM team manager Jean-Paul van Poppel was confident Thomas de Gendt could challenge for the general classification at this year's Tour Down Under. De Gendt showed his eagerness by contesting the intermediate sprints during Stage 1 but at the end of the second day, it was a dejected de Gendt who will now aim for a stage victory instead of the overall win.