Saturday July 12th, 2014

Stage 8Tomblaine / Gérardmer La Mauselaine

Start 13h40 (Local time)

Talansky crashes again

News from the sick bay…12.07.2014Stage 8- Tomblaine / Gérardmer La Mauselaine

Already involved in a controversial crash in the finale of stage 7 in Nancy, Andrew Talansky (GRS) fell again in Saturday's stage and lost precious time.
According  to the medical communiqué, the American, winner of the last Dauphine, suffers from "multiple contusions".
35th in the stage, 4:35 adrift, the Garmin Sharp team leader is now 16th overall, 4:22 behind Vincenzo Nibali.  

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