Tour 2014: Contador withdraws in tears after fall

(AGI) - La Planche, July 14 - The 2014 Tour de France lostanother of its leading players when Spain's Alberto Contador,(Tinkoff) withdrew following a fall in the course of the tenthand very difficult mountain leg from Mulhouse to La Planche desBelles Filles. Contador tried to catch up with the leadinggroup that was 4-5 minutes ahead, but an injured knee forcedhim to withdraw. Had he continued he would have accumulated adelay impossible to remedy over the coming legs. Contadorappeared moved and held his head in his hands as he left theTour by

(AGI) - La Planche, July 14 - The 2014 Tour de France lostanother of its leading players when Spain's Alberto Contador,(Tinkoff) withdrew following a fall in the course of the tenthand very difficult mountain leg from Mulhouse to La Planche desBelles Filles. Contador tried to catch up with the leadinggroup that was 4-5 minutes ahead, but an injured knee forcedhim to withdraw. Had he continued he would have accumulated adelay impossible to remedy over the coming legs. Contadorappeared moved and held his head in his hands as he left theTour by car. (AGI) . .