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Former ski jumper Roglic wins stage

FIGHTING ON:Winner of five stages, Marcel Kittel, continued to ride with a bloody leg and broken shoe after crashing on the first ascent, but later left the race

AP, BRIANCON, France

Riding with the panache of his glory days, the 35-year-old Spaniard sped away from Froome’s group on the second and longest climb, the 24km ascent to the Col de la Croix-de-Fer, but Contador faded in the Galibier and could not stay with Roglic.

“I want people to remember me as a rider who tried things, who was courageous,” Contador said.

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