Evenepoel, Vingegaard and Roglic concerned in a severe fall in Itzulia | Cycling | Sports | EUROtoday

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A catastrophic fall through which the primary favorites to win the Itzulia had been concerned fully distorted the race, which was neutralized for a number of minutes as a result of seriousness of the scenario. The final winner of the Tour, Jonas Vingegaard, the chief of the race, left on a stretcher; Primoz Roglic, and the second within the General, Remco Evenepoel, together with half a dozen different cyclists, had been additionally injured. All of them fell in a proper curve on the descent from the Olaeta go, 32 kilometers from the top of the stage in Legutio.

A foul line by a number of cyclists in unison, at very excessive velocity, brought about them to slip into the ditch. Some fell right into a cement ditch, others had been left mendacity on the grass of the close by forest, and the luckiest ones saved their fall on the final second. At first it appeared that it was the Eritrean Lidl Trek runner, Natnael Tesfazion, who brought about the autumn, however aerial photos allowed us to watch how Remco Evenepoel, who was touring in entrance of him, left the highway and miraculously prevented the rocks and bushes. that he had on the highway as he rolled to a battered cease. He needed to retire. Mikel Landa, who led the peloton, saved the autumn.

Capture of the fall in the fourth stage of Itzulia.  © Eurosport
Capture of the autumn within the fourth stage of Itzulia. © EurosportEurosport

In those self same photos it may be seen that, a couple of meters behind, Jonas Vingegaard additionally left the highway, nearly on the similar second, crossed over the ditch and remained immobile on the bottom. He was evacuated by ambulance, with a collar on his neck and with what appeared like an oxygen cylinder at his aspect. Roglic, who not less than was nonetheless standing, additionally bought into his crew automotive.

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