Team Sky left 'gutted' after Egan Bernal crashes out and off Volta a Catalunya podium

The Colombian looked set for his first WorldTour overall podium finish before crashing in the final 7km or so of the final stage

Team Sky's Egan Bernal crashes at the 2018 Volta a Catalunya stage seven (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

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Team Sky sport director Brett Lancaster says the team are 'gutted' after a week of work to get Egan Bernal onto the podium at the Volta a Catalunya was destroyed in a crash.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

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