Tony Martin abandons Tour de France with broken collarbone

Tony Martin suffers a broken collarbone in a crash one kilometre from the finish of stage six at the Tour de France

Tony Martin retained the yellow jersey at the Tour de France on stage six, but a nasty crash one kilometre from the finish line ended his participation in the race.

The Etixx-Quick-Step rider went down hard when he clipped the wheel of a Europcar rider on his inside - a crash which brought down 2014 Tour champion Vincenzo Nibali and held up dozens of others.

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