Richie Porte already targetting Vuelta a España despite 'physical and mental pain' of Tour de France abandon

Porte also aiming for World Championships with late season motivation

Richie Porte was forced to abandon the Tour de France on stage nine

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

A crash just seven kilometres after the start of stage nine of the Tour de France saw Richie Porte become the first general classification contender to abandon the 2018 race, but the Australian is already starting to turn his attention to new goals later in the season.

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