Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme apologies to Adam Yates over inflatable incident

Yates said that he has no choice but to 'get on with it' after incident on stage seven which left him with some injuries

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Tour de France Director Christian Prudhomme walked to the Orica-BikeExchange bus this morning in Pau to climb onboard and apologise to Adam Yates, who crashed at high-speed into a falling one-kilometre arch yesterday.

The inflatable arch deflated and quickly fell as Yates raced ahead of the peloton to gain time to take the white jersey from Julian Alaphilippe (Etixx–Quick-Step). Yates fell on his face, which required four stitches. He said that his neck, wrist and leg are sore.

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