Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg defends Rui Costa after race crash incident

Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (Dimension Data) stays in yellow
Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg in 2019 (Image credit: Jonathan Devich/

Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (NTT Pro Cycling) has come to the defence of Rui Costa (UAE Team Emirates) after the former road race world champion was criticized for causing a crash on stage 2 of the Saudi Tour. 

The incident, which occurred with around 10km to go, showed Van Rensburg move to his left, before Rui Costa raised an arm and pushed the NTT rider away. That move saw Van Rensburg come crashing down, with several other riders also involved. 

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