Chris Froome crashes twice and sees lead cut by Vincenzo Nibali at Vuelta

• Lotto-Soudal rider Tomasz Marczynski takes stage win
• Team Sky leader tumbles to the asphalt twice on the final descent

Chris Froome crashed twice as rivals reduced his Spanish Vuelta lead in Stage 12 on Thursday, which was won by Lotto-Soudal rider Tomasz Marczynski.

Four-time Tour de France winner Froome needed help from two Sky teammates to limit the time lost after he tumbled to the asphalt twice on the stage’s descent to the finish line.

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