Domenico Pozzovivo out of Giro d'Italia after nasty crash

Italian Domenico Pozzovivo is taken away on a stretcher after a heavy crash on a descent on stage three of the Giro d'Italia

Domenico Pozzovivo on stage two of the 2015 Tour of Italy

(Image credit: Watson)

Ag2r-La Mondiale rider Domenico Pozzovivo was taken to hospital on stage three of the Giro d'Italia crashing out of the race on the descent of Barbagelata.

In a nasty-looking crash, Pozzovivo, who finished fifth in last year's race, was left sprawled across the tarmac in a crash where he looked to be the only one who went down.

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