Unlucky Jakob Fuglsang was in his best shape ever at Tour de France, say Astana

The Dane was forced to abandon with injury on stage 16

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Crashes took out an unlucky Jakob Fuglsang, who was in the best shape ever heading into the Tour de France, say Astana.

The Dane had been one of the pre-Tour favourites, but a crash in stage one and again on stage 15 ended his chance for a win or even a podium. He abandoned mid-stage and though x-rays later revealed nothing broken, he suffered traumas to his left wrist.

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