Anthony Perez suffered multiple injuries after colliding with team car and hitting cliff wall at Tour de France  

The Frenchman was the virtual leader of the mountains classification when he crashed out on stage three  

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Anthony Perez has revealed the extent of his injuries after he crashed into his team car during stage three of the Tour de France 2020.

The Frenchman, who had ridden himself into the lead of the mountains classification during the day, was forced to abandon the race when he hit his Cofidis team car on a descent and was thrown into a cliff wall.

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.