Tadej Pogačar down to three domestiques as Rafał Majka out of Tour de France

Majka's withdrawal with injury is a bitter blow for Pogačar leaving second-placed Slovenian with just three teammates

Rafa Majka
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Defending Tour de France champion Tadej Pogačar has been left with just three domestiques ahead of two crucial mountain stages after Rafał Majka had to quit the race ahead of the start of stage 17. 

Pogačar is currently second on GC behind yellow jersey wearer Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma).

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