Bradley Wiggins loses time on Giro stage four: The race jury's decision

Bradley Wiggins, Giro d'Italia 2013, stage four

Bradley Wiggins' hopes of winning the Giro d'Italia overall is taking hits in the country's south. Contrary to the team's initial thoughts, the race jury decided to not to return the 17 seconds Wiggins lost ahead of the stage four finish.

"We had transponders, at the three kilometre mark he was already behind by 17 seconds," race jury president, Hervé Brocque said in a packed press conference. "We were able to see the three that were with the group, had lost time due to the crash and we gave them the time back."

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