Belgian rider finished Giro d'Italia stage 15 despite falling into ravine

Jenthe Biermans was rescued after crashing on the descent of the Mortirolo

Jenthe Biermans
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Jenthe Biermans finished stage 15 of the Giro d'Italia despite falling into a ravine after crashing on a descent.

The Arkéa-B&B Hotels rider found himself in a "panic" situation after he fell into the ravine while descending the Mortirolo on Sunday, after a crash which saw him lose his radio too.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.