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GC leader Roglic crashes in huge pile-up on Stage 6

GC leader Roglic crashes in huge pile-up on Stage 6

16/05/2019 at 11:23Updated 16/05/2019 at 13:57

Giro d’Italia leader Priomz Roglic was involved in a crash in the early stages of Stage 6.

Roglic, taking a 35-second GC lead over Simon Yates into Thursday’s stage, become involved in an incident with several riders on the road from Cassino to San Giovanni Rotondo.

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There was no indication the crash was a severe one, with reports indicating that after the peloton was split by the incident and a 40-second group opened up, it reformed shortly afterwards with Roglic in place.

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Dumoulin's Sunweb team-mate Robert Power was also forced to abandon the race following the crash which brought down Roglic.

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