Movistar's Castroviejo fractures vertebra and arm in crash after final Tour of Algarve stage

Jonathan Castroviejo collides with a spectator as he descends from the finish line of the final stage of the Volta ao Algarve and fractures his arm and a vertebra

Jonathan Castroviejo at the 2015 Tour de France (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

With Adriano Malori in hospital recovering from a crash at the Tour de San Luis, the Movistar team were dealt another blow when fellow time trial specialist Jonathan Castroviejo crashed after the end of the final stage at the Volta ao Algarve.

Having finished the stage atop Alto do Malhao, Castroviejo rode back down the hill to the team bus, but suffered a nasty crash on the descent.

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