Cancellara criticised by team for failing to finish Vuelta

Fabian Cancellara, Vuelta a Espana 2010, stage 17 ITT

Fabian Cancellara has come in for some harsh words from his sports director after he abandoned mid-way through stage 19 of the Vuelta a Espana.

"We're extremely disappointed by Fabian's abandon, it's not the way a great champion should behave," Saxo Bank's sports director at the race, Bradley McGee, told Reuters.

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