Simon Yates thankful to limit losses after getting caught in crash on Giro d'Italia stage four

Yates crashed but remains in second place after a chaotic finale to stage four

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Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) came away from Giro d'Italia stage four thankful for limiting time losses to rivals after crashes marred the final.

Yates lost 16 seconds to pink jersey leader Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma). Other rivals, including 2017 winner Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) at 4-02 minutes back, lost more.

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