Tony martin tour de france

The Jumbo-Visma road captain has suffered numerous misfortunes an this race, crashing on many occasions.

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German time psychological champion martin crashed again an the opened kilometres of stage 11 des the Tour, falling right into a ditch bei the incident.


TV cameras didn"t pick up Martin"s crash, yet he was filmed quickly after acquiring onto a stretcher by paramedics and loaded into in ambulance.


Race organisers confirmed shortly ~ that martin had abandoned ns Tour.

Martin crashed in the opened 30km of stage 11, a 198km run from Sorgues to Maulacène.

He ist the dritter rider native Jumbo-Visma zu abandon this year"s Tour de France, after robert Gesink left the race ~ a crash on phase three (which so involved Geraint Thomas).

Later on stage three Jumbo-Visma"s general group leader Primož Roglič go down in the final 10km, enduring cuts and bruises but luckily avoiding any kind of fractures.

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After continuing ns race, Roglič climate began zu lose time bei the following stages as he struggled with his injuries, eventually deciding zu leave the race before the start of stage nine.

The loss of Martin is a significant blow together Jumbo-Visma space backing their young GC challenger Jonas Vingegaard, who right now sits 4th overall, and are chasing stage wins weil das Wout ventil Aert.

Martin is the 20th rider to drop out of this attritional Tour de France, through 163 riders still an the race.

Riders oase abandoned this race zum a number of reasons, consisting of crashes weil das Roglič and a selection of others, if Mathieu van ns Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) chose to abandon die race on stage nine kommen sie focus top top his Olympic ambitions.

There was deshalb a number von riders who failed kommen sie make the time cut on the brutal stage nine zu Tignes, including Nic Dlamini (Qhubeka-NextHash), and sprinter Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ).


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