Sáez finishes Vuelta a España stage after destroying his helmet in crash

Vuelta Espana 2020 - 75th Edition - 9th stage Castrillo del Val - Aguilar de Campoo 157,7 km - 29/10/2020 - Hector Saez (ESP - Caja Rural - Seguros RGA) - Crash - Injury - photo Luis Angel Gomez/BettiniPhoto©2020
Saez gets patched up back at the team car (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Héctor Sáez (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA) finished stage 9 of the Vuelta a España, despite suffering a crash that was caused by a dropped bidon and that destroyed his helmet.

The Spaniard hit the deck with a little over 100km to go on Thursday, in a crash that also involved the eventual stage winner Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe).

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