Vanmarcke: "50 centimetres too long"

interview07.04.2013The race- Paris (Compiègne) / Roubaix

Belgium's Sep Vanmarcke came within 50 centimetres of winning his first great classic. But Fabian Cancellara was again too strong.

"My goal was Paris-Roubaix. I didn't train for any other race, I did everything with this race in mind. I punctured, I crashed, I hurt my knee and in the end I was still in the front. In the last 500 metros, I thought I was going to win but the course was 50 centimeters too long. Now all I can do is cry."

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