Primoz Roglic suffers dislocated shoulder in Paris-Nice crash

LEVENS FRANCE MARCH 14 Arrival Primoz Roglic of Slovenia and Team Jumbo Visma during the 79th Paris Nice 2021 Stage 8 a 927km stage from Le PlanduVar to Levens 518m Disappointment Press Media Mask Covid safety measures Stage itinerary redesigned due to COVID19 lockdown imposed in the city of Nice ParisNice on March 14 2021 in Levens France Photo by Bas CzerwinskiGetty Images
Primoz Roglic talks to the press after the final stage of Paris-Nice (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Primož Roglič lost Paris-Nice on the final stage in Levens after battling to the line with a dislocated shoulder, he revealed after the finish.

The Jumbo-Visma leader crashed twice on Sunday's 92.7km stage, both times on the circuit's main descent. The first crash came after around 25 kilometres, and the second on the following lap around 25 kilometres from the finish line and with two climbs left to run.

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Dani Ostanek
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