Geraint Thomas in high-speed crash at Basque Tour

Geraint Thomas (Team Sky)

Team Sky 's ambitions for the overall classification in the Tour of the Basque Country took a major hit on Wednesday as Geraint Thomas and Michal Kwiatkowski each lost several minutes on stage 3 after being involved in a high speed crash. Jonathan Castroviejo dropped out of the race with a suspected broken collarbone in the same incident. Thomas was fastest to remount, finishing 5:56 down on stage winner and race leader Maximilian Schachmann (Bora-Hansgrohe), while Kwiatkowski took longer to get rolling, coming across with teammate Kenny Elissonde 9:38 down. Team Sky doctor Iñigo Sarriegui confirmed that Castroviejo was taken to hospital. "Jonathan is having a scan to check that there is no major injury, but I suspect he has fractured his right clavicle. The scan will show if there are any other associated injuries. We will know more after that," Sarriegui said. Gabriel Rasch, Team Sky's directeur sportif for ...

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