Blow to Pogacar as Rafal Majka leaves the Tour de France for stage 17

Rafal Majka (UAE Team Emirates) has been forced to leave the Tour de France for stage 17 after suffering a thigh injury when his chain broke on stage 16 of the race. It is a big blow to Tadej Pogacar’s yellow jersey ambitions, because Majka was his best master for the mountains.

A statement from UAE Team Emirates just before the start of the stage on Wednesday afternoon read:

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