Kragh Andersen and Barguil abandon the Tour de France after stage 13 crash

Søren Kragh Andersen (Team DSM)
Søren Kragh Andersen (Team DSM) (Image credit: Getty Images)

The mass crash on stage 13 of the Tour de France has claimed more victims, with both Soren Kragh Andersen (Team DSM) and Warren Barguil (Arkéa-Samsic) unable to start stage 14 due to their injuries. 

The incident occurred with 60km remaining on Friday's stage to Carcassone, with several riders coming off on a downhill road that was lined by a gravelled surface.

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.