Trek-Segafredo teammates crash through unexpected deep gravel corner at Volta ao Algarve

TAVIRA PORTUGAL FEBRUARY 21 Koen De Kort of The Netherlands and Team Trek Segafredo Vincenzo Nibali of Italy and Team Trek Segafredo Jasper Stuyven of Belgium and Team Trek Segafredo Peloton during the 46th Volta ao Algarve 2020 Stage 3 a 2019Km stage from Faro to Tavira VAlgarve2020 on February 21 2020 in Tavira Portugal Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
Trek-Segafredo during stage 3 at the Volta ao Algarve (Image credit: Getty Images)

Trek-Segafredo teammates Jasper Stuyven, Koen de Kort and Edward Theuns crashed together through a corner that had an unexpected patch of deep gravel during stage 3 at the Volta ao Algarve.

Trek-Segafredo confirmed that all three riders suffered contusions and abrasions but that they should be able to continue racing, and line up for the start of stage 4 on Saturday.

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