Fabio Aru sheds light on the crash on a high speed descent that has put him out of the Giro d'Italia

Astana rider crashed during altitude training in Spain

Fabio Aru on stage six of the 2015 Tour of Poland

(Image credit: Watson)

Astana's Fabio Aru has explained the sequence of events that led to him sustaining the knee injury that will mean he won't compete in the Giro d'Italia.

Aru crashed nine days ago while training in Tenerife as part of a block of altitude training, hitting the deck on a high speed descent after a blowout to one of his inner tubes.

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