Steven Kruijswijk will continue Tour de France after finishing stage three with wounded hand

The Jumbo-Visma rider was caught in one of the many crashes on day three, finishing with blood splattered down him

Steven Kruijswijk after his injury on stage three of the 2021 Tour de France
(Image credit: STEPHANE MAHE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Steven Kruijswijk will continue the Tour de France after he was able to finish stage three with a wounded hand.

The Jumbo-Visma rider, who is supporting Primož Roglič in the 2021 Tour, was one of the dozens of riders caught in crashes on stage three, and was left with a cut to his hand.

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.