Cycling – Dauphiné – Retirement of Steven Kruijswijk and Emanuel Buchmann after a fall in the 4th stage


The Dutchman, teammate of leader Primoz Roglic, fell in the descent of the Plan Bois pass with the German de Bora-Hansgrohe, third overall. The first part of the 4th stage of the Dauphiné will have been fatal to Emanuel Buchmann (Bora-Hansgrohe), until then 3rd in the general classification, and Steven Kruijswijk, valuable teammate of the leader Primoz Roglic at Jumbo-Visma. The two men fell on the descent of the Col de Plan Bois, the first difficulty of the day after only 29 kilometers. read also The 4th step to follow live
Jumbo-Visma announced the abandonment of the Dutchman, victim of a shoulder injury whose exact nature has not been specified. The German also left the race, along with his teammate Gregor Mühlberger, who also fell. Earlier in the day, Egan Bernal, the leader of the Ineos formation and one of the favorites of the next Tour de France, had not taken the start because of back pain.


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