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Cavendish out of Tour with broken shoulder
July 4, 2017 / 9:59 PM / 5 months ago

Cavendish out of Tour with broken shoulder

VITTEL, France (Reuters) - Britain’s Mark Cavendish has pulled out of the Tour de France with a broken shoulder blade after crashing heavily following a clash with world champion Peter Sagan in Tuesday’s fourth stage, his Dimension Data team told Reuters.

Cycling - The 104th Tour de France cycling race - The 207.5-km Stage 4 from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg to Vittel, France - July 4, 2017 - Dimension Data rider Mark Cavendish of Britain. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The 32-year-old Cavendish was elbowed off balance by Sagan near the finish of the 207.5-km ride from Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg, as the Briton was trying to force his way between the Slovak and the safety barrier.

Sagan was disqualified from the Tour by the race jury.

Editing by Ken Ferris

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