Michal Kwiatkowski thanks his helmet after Poggio crash

World champion came down on the descent of the Poggio in Sunday's Milan-San Remo along with teammate Zdenek Stybar

Michal Kwiatkowski says his Etixx - Quick-Step team were unlucky with how things panned out for them at Milan-San Remo, and took to Twitter after the race to show-off his damaged helmet from a crash on the descent of the Poggio.

The world champion hit the ground along with his teammate Zdenek Stybar, while other contenders for the race Philippe Gilbert (BMC) and Gerald Ciolek (MTN-Qhubeka) were also caught-up.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).