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More than 10 Dutch players crash and collide at Tour of Burgos

A Dutch freelancer fell on a speed bump just 700 meters from the finish line in the second leg of the Tour of Burgos in Spain on the 3rd, forcing many behind him to chase.

AFP reported that the accident occurred at the end of the road from Vivar del Cid to Villadigo, when about a dozen runners running at 50 kilometers per hour fell to the ground.

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Dutch Jumbo Visma team player David Decker was the first to fall on the speed bump, causing a series of unintentional rear-end collisions. He himself suffered only abrasions and no fractures.

French Team AG2Rsocial mediaTwitterIn a post on Twitter, player Damien Touse “has a head injury and accidental injury”; He was conscious when he was taken to the hospital.

Tazzer’s teammate Clement Berthet broke a finger and will be treated tonightOperation, Both were forced to withdraw from the next tournament.

Spanish Caja Rural team players Orluis Auler and David González López were also injured in the crash. Both were forced to retire due to broken arm and concussion of elbow.

Jannik Steiml of Belgium’s Quick-Step team was also forced to retire with a broken collarbone.

Decker’s team, Jumbo Visma, eventually took the top three back in the race. Timo Rousseau defeated Edoardo Fini and Chris Harper to win the championship.

The accident at the Giro d’Or in Spain. (European news agency)


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