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Remco Evenepoel was concerned in a crash sparked by a canine early on the rain-sodden stage 5 of the Giro d’Italia, hitting the deck with 152 km to go throughout the 171 km race from Atripalda to Salerno.
The world champion, who led the race up till Tuesday’s fourth stage to Lago Laceno, was rapidly attended to by the race physician, a number of teammates and his Soudal-QuickStep directeur sportif as he sat together with the highway.
He initially stayed sitting on the bottom however finally received up. He gave a thumbs as much as the tv digital camera as he began using once more.
Evenepoel crashed on the precise of the highway with a lot of different riders after teammate Davide Ballerini was taken down by a canine on the left-hand aspect of the highway. The canine bumped into the highway and Ballerini touched wheels with the rider in entrance of him as he moved away from the canine.
With 148 km of the stage remaining, Evenepoel and his teammates closed what was a two-minute hole and rejoined the slow-rolling peloton.
Evenepoel surged to a surprising victory within the opening time trial in Abruzzo on Saturday, cementing his standing as maybe the highest favorite for glory on the 2023 Corsa Rosa.
Following stage 4’s mid-mountain stage, the place he was remoted on the ultimate climb, he lay 28 seconds down on new maglia rosa Andreas Leknessund (Staff DSM), whereas his most important GC rival Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) stood in fifth place at an additional 44 seconds down.
You possibly can observe all of the motion on stage 5 with our Giro d’Italia stay protection.
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