Hindley crash at Tour of the Alps dashes chances of GC move

NATURNS ITALY APRIL 21 Michael Storer of Australia Jai Hindley of Australia Romain Combaud of France Henri Vandenabeele of Belgium and Team DSM warming up on rollers at start in Imst Village during the 44th Tour of the Alps 2021 Stage 3 a 162km stage from Imst to NaturnsNaturno TourofTheAlps TouroftheAlps on April 21 2021 in Naturns Italy Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
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Climbing was the main focus on the penultimate day of racing at the Tour of the Alps  and it was on the final climb and then descent into Pieve di Bono where the race was won, and lost. 

For Jai Hindley of Team DSM, any chance for him to make a dent in a 1:27 deficit to GC leader Simon Yates (Team BikeExchange) was dashed when he was distanced on the climb and then worsened when he crashed just five kilometres from the finish.

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