André Greipel and Fernando Gaviria have been relegated to last position of today's stage at the Tour de France stage eight in Amiens.
The stage was won by Dylan Groenewegen after a 181-kilometre ride. However, during the final sprint, there was a collision between Griepel and Gaviria which resulted in the pair's relegation.
— Eurosport (@eurosport) July 14, 2018
Wowowow wo Aquí hay tiro que revisar en el sprint final entre Fernando Gaviria y Andre Greipel. Entre que Greipel le cierra el paso a Gaviria muy al límite y después Gaviria le da cabezazos a Greipel. O.o #TDF2018 pic.twitter.com/YpPhs2t7UF
— Laura Gonzalez (@lauravettelista) July 14, 2018
Acaban de sancionar a Fernando Gaviria y a Andre Greipel por este incidente, ¿son estúpidos? El alemán claramente cierra a Gaviria, donde no lo empuje lo tumba perros hijueputas @LeTour. pic.twitter.com/JpBlYZ95Kx
— Cabe (@IAmCabezon) July 14, 2018
The official declaration was that it was an "irregular sprint." Meanwhile, Irish Dan Martin was unfortunate to get caught in a crash mid-race which hampered his chances. Focus now turns to tomorrow and the ninth stage to Roubaix which includes the infamous cobbled streets.