CCC Team try to refuse Tour de Pologne leader's jersey out of respect for Jakobsen

Tour De Pologne 2020 76th Edition 2nd Stage Opole Zabrze 1515 km 06082020 1997 km Remco Evenepoel BEL Deceuninck Quick Step James Knox GBR Deceuninck Quick Step Czeslaw Lang photo Ilario BiondiBettiniPhoto2020
Remco Evenepoel took the start next to race leader Kamil Malecki (behind) for stage 2 (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

The Tour de Pologne was left in an unusual situation on Thursday with the CCC Team trying to refuse the jersey of race leader following the horrific crash on stage 1 that took down all of the top finishers.

Officials disqualified Dylan Groenewegen (Jumbo-Visma), who crossed the line first. Deceuninck-Quickstep's Fabio Jakobsen, who crashed violently just before the line after a clash with Groenewegen, remains in serious but stable condition in hospital with grievous injuries.

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