The European Champion will not start stage 12 of the Tour de France.
A stage winner at the previous edition, Fabio Jakobsen will say goodbye to the race now after less than two weeks, a decision he explained Thursday morning.
“Due to my stage four crash, and after discussions with the team, we decided it’s better for me to stop my Tour de France journey here. At this point it seems impossible for me to get to Paris, as I am not recovering, and my body is not healing from the crash.”
“I’m very sad to leave the Grande Boucle, because I had big goals for this race and wanted to be at my best with the team. I will now take some time to recover and clear my head, and hopefully be back at my best later this season”, said the 26-year-old.
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