Jai Hindley's Giro d'Italia suffers another blow after stage 8 crash hold-up

Giro d'Italia 2021 - 104th Edition - 5th stage Modena - Cattolica 177 km - 12/05/2021 - Romain Bardet (FRA - Team DSM) - Jai Hindley (AUS - Team DSM) - photo Luca Bettini/BettiniPhoto©2021
Jai Hindley of Team DSM (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Jai Hindley's Giro d'Italia challenge suffered another minor setback on stage 8 when last year's runner-up was caught behind a late crash. 

The Team DSM rider lost 11 seconds on almost all of his main rivals for the maglia rosa and dropped to 23rd overall, 3:40 down overall leader Attila Valter (Groupama-FDJ).

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at Cyclingnews.com between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.