Quintana's GC hopes hurt by stage 13 crash – Tour de France news shorts

NICE FRANCE AUGUST 30 Nairo Quintana Rojas of Colombia and Team Arkea Samsic Dayer Uberney Quintana Rojas of Colombia and Team Arkea Samsic 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 Tim de WaeleGetty Images
Nairo Quintana (Arkéa-Samsic) was involved in the crash on stage 13 of the 2020 Tour de France (Image credit: Getty Images)

Stage 13 of the Tour de France brought the much-anticipated climbing in the Massif Central that was sure to shake, rattle and roll the general classification. There were seven classified climbs on the 191.5km day, including a first-time mountaintop finish at the Pas de Peyrol on Puy Mary that saw EF Pro Cycling and Bora-Hansgrohe fight for the top prize. 

Two riders from Arkéa-SamsicNairo Quintana and Winner Anacona – experienced some tough rattles as they were involved in crashes, with Quintana mixed in a fall with other GC contenders, coming away with lots of contusions and losing time in the overall race for the yellow jersey.

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