Broken bones and dislocated shoulders: Peloton picks itself up after race-stopping crash at Giro d'Italia

The full list of injuries suffered by the Giro d'Italia peloton after the big crash on stage 15

Jos van Emden crashes at the 2021 Giro d'Italia
(Image credit: Getty)

Stage 15 of the 2021 Giro d'Italia was supposed to be a day off, the peloton recovering from the Zoncolan ahead of the queen stage the following day.

As is often the case with three-week stage races, reality had different ideas, a big crash caused by tailwinds upping the pace in the bunch to 70km/h before a crash brought the race to a stop in the opening kilometres, too many medical staff required to tend to those who'd fallen meaning there weren't enough ambulances to accompany the race up the road.

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