Gerrans pulls out of TDF

2010-07-12 14:01

France - Australian Simon Gerrans, a team-mate of leading British rider Bradley Wiggins at Team Sky, pulled out of the Tour de France on Monday.

"Just had a scan that confirmed what I feared, I broke my arm when I crashed after 7km of yesterday's stage. TdF is finished," Gerrans wrote on Twitter.

Gerrans had been picked by team manager Dave Brailsford to help Wiggins in the mountain stages of the Tour. Wiggins is in 14th place overall after eight stages.