Water on road during descent caused crash that claimed Rigoberto Urán and Nicolas Roche at Vuelta a España 2019

A disastrous day for EF Education First while Sunweb also lost a key rider

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Water on the road caused a crash that eliminated former race leader Nicolas Roche and overall contender Rigoberto Urán, says Urán's team-mate Lawson Craddock.

EF Education First also lost Brit Hugh Carthy due to the massive crash with 92 kilometres left to race to Ares del Maestrat.

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