Cape Town - South Africa's first Tour de France stage winner, Robbie Hunter, has offered his condolences to compatriot Daryl Impey who was forced to abandon this year's race.
VIDEO: Horror crash mars Tour de France
Hunter, 38, who sprinted to a memorable Stage 11 victory in 2007, took to Twitter on Tuesday to commiserate
with Impey who succumbed to his injuries after falling in Stage 3 on Monday.
Hunter, who retired in 2013 and is now the is currently a directeur sportif for the Cannondale-Garmin team, wrote: Gutted for @darylimpey nothing like ending your TDF in a crash. I know the feeling. Rest up bud!