Jungels: 'I'm really sorry' for taking Higuita out of the Tour de France

NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Bob Jungels of Luxembourg and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Julian Alaphilippe of France and Team Deceuninck QuickStep during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 2 a 186km stage from Nice Haut Pays to Nice TDF2020 LeTour on August 30 2020 in Nice France Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images
Bob Jungels of Luxembourg and Team Deceuninck QuickStep (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Bob Jungels (Deceuninck-QuickStep) has expressed his regret at Sergio Higuita (EF Pro Cycling) abandoning the Tour de France, but insisted the movement that led to the Colombian crashing on stage 15 was “part of the sport”.

The Luxembourg rider also fell on Sunday after being hit by a race ambulance later in the stage.

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