Giro d'Italia: Kruijswijk angry and defeated after crash costs him the pink jersey

Steven Kruijswijk knew he had lost the Giro d'Italia pink leader's jersey when he crossed the finish line in Risoul and virtually threw in the towel, admitting his hopes of victory were over after crashing at the start of the decent of the Coll dell'Agnello. He finished 4:54 down on stage winner Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) and 4:01 behind  Esteban Chaves (Orica-GreenEdge), who pulled on the maglia rosa.

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