Primož Roglič abandons Vuelta a España after stage 16 crash

The Jumbo-Visma rider was placed second in the general classification

Primoz Roglic after his crash on stage 16 at the Vuelta
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) has pulled out of the Vuelta a España as a result of injuries he sustained in a crash on stage 16. 

The Slovenian, a three-time winner of the race, attacked with 2.5km to go during yesterday’s stage but came down in the finale, falling hard on his right side. He was pictured after the finish line with severe road rash and blood dripping from his wounds. 

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