Punches thrown on Vuelta stage 16 with two riders disqualified

Two riders have been excluded from the Vuelta after coming to blows

Ivan Rovny (Saxo-Tinkoff) and Gianluca Brambilla (Omega Pharma – Quick-Step) were both excluded mid-race during stage 16 of the Vuelta a Espana after coming to blows on a climb, having both been in the day’s breakaway.