Feverish Voigt gave it all, in vain

By Hedwig Kröner in Digne-les-Bains

Team CSC's Jens Voigt is out of the Tour de France after he finished 39 seconds out of the time limit in stage 11 from Courchevel to Briançon. The German, who rode into the yellow jersey last Sunday, has been suffering from a bronchitis since Tuesday. His illness deteriorated, and Voigt came into the finish with 40° fever yesterday and was diagnosed with beginning pneumonia.

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