Kreuziger sidelined with tendonitis

By Jean-François Quénet in Nice Roman Kreuziger was one of the 25 riders who pulled out of...

By Jean-François Quénet in Nice

Roman Kreuziger was one of the 25 riders who pulled out of Paris-Nice during the final stage. He cited an injury as the reason.

"One of the tendons in my knee was inflamed, and I will need about three days of total rest before I can start again," he told Cyclingnews.

"I'm sad about that, but the season is long and far from over." Kreuziger, a Czech rider with the Liquigas team, was impressive inside the early breakaway on Saturday's stage prior to Luis León Sánchez's decisive attack that took him to both a stage and an overall win.

See Cyclingnews' full coverage of the final stage of Paris-Nice.

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