Kittel and Valverde went off the Tour de France 2017

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Sports news:the Spaniard even had to finish the season.

Marcel Kittel and Alejandro Valverde will not be able to continue in the Tour de France this year.

German rider Quick-Step Floors Marcel Kittel forced to withdraw from the Tour de France after a fall on the 17th stage of the race.

In the early stages, Kittel was involved in a crash, but continued the race. Some time later, the driver decided to stop the performance at the race.

The German head of the sprint standings after Round of 16 stages

Forced to finish the season due to injury after falling in the first stage of the Tour de France Movistar Spanish rider Alejandro Valverde.

According to the Spaniard, the severity of the injury will not allow him to recover before the end of the season. However, Valverde is sure he can return to racing next year .

Recall that during the cutting at the first stage of the Tour, Valverde fell and received a fracture of the tibia, the athlete had surgery on his leg.

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