Giro d’Italia: Pieter Weening also off course due to ‘dangerous brick’ | Cycling

sport“>The 39-year-old Frisian, good for two stage victories in the Giro, fell on Tuesday during the fourth stage after driving over a water bottle.

sport“>Weening was hit hard on the head. Although he did try it on Wednesday, it turned out halfway through that it was not wise to continue cycling.

For Pieter Weening, the Giro is already over.

For Pieter Weening, the Giro is already over.

sport“>“Pieter felt a bit dizzy on the bike. That’s why we decided to take him off course, ”the team reported via Twitter. “Pieter will now undergo another examination.”

sport“>Top favorite Geraint Thomas also fell on Monday due to a water bottle that rolled through the peloton. Ineos’ Welshman suffered a pelvic fracture. He still finished the ride, but did not get on a day later.

sport“>Weening did opposite on Tuesday The Telegraph all his complaints about the current water bottles. “Such a full bottle is like driving over a brick and then it is unstoppable. Those things used to fall apart, because you had those pressure caps back then. Now they are screw caps and that does not happen anymore. Yes, they are now actually life-threatening when they roll down the street in a platoon. ”

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