Casteu breaks leg on 5th stage
Chile - French motorcyclist David Casteu was forced out of the Dakar Rally on Wednesday after breaking his leg in a crash on the fifth stage from Copiapo, said race organisers.
The 35-year-old - who was second overall behind compatriot Cyril Despres - came off his Sherco bike at the 395 kilometres mark and had to be stretchered away.
Casteu had been considered one of the favourites to win the race having finished second in the 2009 edition.
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