Criterium Du Dauphine: Kwiatkowski Brushes Off Crash Injuries To Regain Lead

Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky) moves back into the yellow jersey after winning the team time trial at

You wouldn't have guessed from Team Sky 's storming team time trial victory at the Critérium du Dauphiné that Michal Kwiatkowski had crashed heavily the previous afternoon, nor indeed Geraint Thomas 48 hours before that. "I must have hard bones," Kwiatkowski said in his press conference in Louhans, newly decked out in yellow as overall leader. "I came out without any major injuries, just skin off and some pain in my elbow, arms, and hip this morning, but when you're racing you actually forget about it, because you've got more pain in the legs than the parts of the body you hurt." The Pole, who'd lost his lead to Daryl Impey as a consequence of bonus seconds rather than the crash, led a Sky team that swept the floor with the opposition on Wednesday. They finished a full 38 seconds quicker than second-placed BMC Racing, with just three of the ...

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