Dumoulin crashes twice

The shortest rider in the peloton, Samuel Dumoulin (Ag2r) hasn't had the best of starts to his 2005...

The shortest rider in the peloton, Samuel Dumoulin (Ag2r) hasn't had the best of starts to his 2005 Tour. In Sunday's second stage he crashed twice, including a rather spectacular flip in the final kilometre which caused a split in the peloton.

"I'm hurting all over," he told L'Equipe. "Both elbows are injured. I'm bruised everywhere. I touched a wheel while leading Jean-Patrick Nazon in the sprint. I'm scared."

Dumoulin didn't finish the Tour last year after he hit a dog.

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