Eduard Prades crashes crossing finish line as he wrongly celebrates Tour of Hellas victory

The Spaniard didn't realise Aaron Gate finished nearly two minutes earlier as his saddle came loose and collapsed under him

Eduard Prades Tour of Hellas
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Eduard Prades' saddle came loose as he raised his arms aloft in celebration while crossing the finish line of the first stage at the Tour of Hellas, causing his bike to collapse underneath him as he was sent sprawling to the ground.

To add insult to injury, the Caja Rural-Seguros RGA rider had actually finished in second place at the UCI 2.1-ranked stage race in Greece, not realising Aaron Gate (Bolton Equities-Black Spoke) had crossed the line a full 1-46 earlier.

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