Rohan Dennis suffers 'big blow' and says Giro overall hope 'is done' after stage three crash

The Australian was taken down just as echelons began to form in the crosswinds on stage three of the Giro d'Italia

Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) admits his overall classification hope in the Giro d'Italia "is done" after a crash in stage three and five-minute loss to his rivals on Sunday.

The Australian, 26, began the race working for team leader Tejay van Garderen but with the hope of riding high in the general classification. Earlier this year he placed second overall in Tirreno-Adriatico.

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