Cataldo was forced to quit the race and after crash he was immediately moved to the hospital in the city of Pau. Fuglsang was able to continue the race and finished in the main group. Right after the finish he was sent to the hospital as well for a detailed medical checking.
Dario Cataldo was diagnosed with a small fracture in the scaphoid bone of the left hand and a lot of contusions and abrasions of the left side of the body. His left wrist was fixed for a few weeks.
Jakob Fuglsang was diagnosed with two very small fractures: in the left scaphoid and in the head of the radius of the left elbow. Despite these injures, tomorrow Jakob is going to start at stage 12 of the Tour de France.
German rider Marcel Kittel became the winner of the stage (Eymet – Pau, 203,5 km) in a bunch sprint. Fabio Aru finished the race in the peloton.
Still no changes in the general classification with Chris Froome as the leader, Fabio Aru as second and Jakob Fuglsang as 5th.
The race backs in the mountains with stage 12: 214,5 km from Pau to Peyragudes.
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