Movistar left in shock as Mikel Landa crash sends him down Tour de France overall rankings

The Spaniard is over four minutes down overall after a disastrous day at the Tour de France

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Movistar felt "shock" seeing one of their leaders Mikel Landa fall and lose time due to another rider in the Tour de France.

Landa had made the front group in the crosswinds to Albi with team-mates Alejandro Valverde and Nairo Quintana, and rivals including Geraint Thomas (Ineos), but was knocked over by Warren Barguil (Arkea-Samsic).

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.