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Chris Horner withdraws after wreck

Updated: July 9, 2011, 10:44 AM ET
Associated Press

AIGURANDE, France -- American rider Chris Horner has pulled out of the Tour de France, a day after breaking his nose and sustaining a concussion in a crash.

RadioShack spokesman Philippe Maertens said Saturday that Horner, who also hurt his right calf muscle, will spend the weekend at Chateauroux hospital.

The 39-year-old Horner, from Bend, Ore., was caught in a mass crash with about 23 miles left Friday in the seventh stage from Le Mans to Chateauroux. British rider Bradley ...

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