2009 Tour of Qatar pre-race photos


2009 Tour of Qatar press conference:  Eddy Merckx (second from right) and Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme (far right) were present.
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2009 Tour of Qatar:  Defending champion Tom Boonen (Quick Step) was out training the day before the race start.
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2009 Tour of Qatar:  Mark Cavendish (Team Columbia-High Road) in Doha.
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2009 Tour of Qatar:  Two riders from the BMC Racing Team out riding the day before the race start.
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