Alberto Contador stage 20 tour of spain 2008

Alberto Contador crashed badly in a criterium near Madrid on Sunday. With bruises all down his left side, the world?s leading stage racer was taken to hospital for a full-scale check-up before being given the all-clear.

The Tour, Giro and Vuelta winner fell during the criterium?s points event, badly bruising his left side, left shoulder and and the left side of his face.

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