Rigoberto Uran abandons Tour de France after suffering in the mountains due to Roubaix crash

Colombian becomes the second GC contender to abandon the race

Rigoberto Uran crosses the line on stage 10 of the Tour de France

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Rigoberto Uran (EF Education First-Drapac) has abandoned the 2018 Tour de France after deciding not to start stage 12 as he continues to suffer from injuries sustained on stage to Roubaix.

The Colombian finished second behind Chris Froome 12 months ago and had enjoyed a good first few days to find himself in sixth position overall heading into the cobbled stage on stage nine.

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