Fan footage shows massive Vuelta crash that brought down Roglič, López and Tony Martin

Movistar have apologised for appearing to have taken advantage of the situation

Tony Martin and Vuelta crash (Getty/Twitter)

Stage 19 of the Vuelta a España 2019 was supposed to be a relatively uneventful transfer stage ending in a sprint finish. But as has become customary at this year's Spanish Grand Tour, action and drama has never been far away.

With 66km to go, in rainy conditions, a crash took down a large section of the peloton, including race leader Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) and fourth place Miguel Ángel López (Astana).

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Hi. I'm Cycling Weekly's Weekend Editor. I like writing offbeat features and eating too much bread when working out on the road at bike races.

Before joining Cycling Weekly I worked at The Tab and I've also written for Vice, Time Out, and worked freelance for The Telegraph (I know, but I needed the money at the time so let me live).

I also worked for ITV Cycling between 2011-2018 on their Tour de France and Vuelta a España coverage. Sometimes I'd be helping the producers make the programme and other times I'd be getting the lunches. Just in case you were wondering - Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen had the same ham sandwich every day, it was great.