Tour de France

Hunter in TDF crash

2012-07-04 22:14
Robert Hunter (Joel Saget,Pool)
Cape Town - South African cyclist Robert Hunter has survived a serious crash at the end of the Tour de France fourth stage.

Hunter tweeted: "Ouch!never good when another bike goes into ur front wheel.Instant ABS.Hit the deck hard,wasn't keen on sliding so I tried to get up & run:)"

Hunter also tweeted:  list of injuries:skin gone in a few more places, back, arms & hips.Back really sore from impact & coughing up some red stuff.#allgoodthough!

German rider Andre Greipel prevailed in a sprint finish to claim the fourth stage of the Tour De France on Wednesday with Fabian Cancellera holding onto the leader's yellow jersey.

The closing stages were marked by a multi-bike pile-up less than three kilometres from the line with British sprint king Mark Cavendish among the casualties.

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