Tusveld hit a car on a nervous day

The Dutchman Martjin Tusveld, of the Sunweb, ran into a race car while trying to recover positions. He was able to reach the finish line.

The storm threat, which finally occurred during a stretch of the race, and the tension between the runners, caused the fourth round of this Tour between Culler and El Puig to be full of nerves. 222222 One of the most affected was the Dutchman Martijn Tusveld (25 years old), of the Sunweb. After dropping a few moments from the squad, still far from the finish line, he tried to overcome positions when he hit the rear end of the car, without being able to avoid the collision. several cuts in the face that did not prevent him from reaching the finish line. He did it at 1:12 of the day's winner, Fabio Jakobsen, and with the satisfaction of the leadership one more day of his teammate, Nicolas Roche. One of the favorites for the general classification was also affected by a fall, the Colombian Rigoberto Uran.

After the mishap, his team in block, the Education First, stopped to take the Colombian back to the platoon without major problems. Already in the final section, this same team together with the Jumbo de Roglic (after the loss of Kruijswijk) pulled the squad to avoid new mishaps until the final three kilometers, that in case of massive falls the lost time would not be counted.


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