Stefan Küng's breakaway hopes come crashing down in miserable conditions at Tour de Romandie

The Swiss rider came down before Rohan Dennis also fell and was dumped out of the GC lead

Stefan Küng crashes on stage three of the Tour de Romandie 2021 (Eurosport/GCN)

Two crashes marred the closing kilometres of stage three of the Tour de Romandie, as Stefan Küng's breakaway dreams were brought crashing down to Earth on a slippery descent into the finish, before Rohan Dennis also fell, his GC lead evaporating in the dour conditions.

The Groupama-FDJ rider had made the day's breakaway, braving the pouring rain to get up the road, before accelerating at the foot of the penultimate climb, dragging only Lotto-Soudal's Kobe Goossens with him as the peloton loomed only half a minute behind.

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