Ballan forced out of Tour of Poland after crash
Mon, 01 Aug 21:16:00 2011
The Italian was involved in a mass crash just three kilometres from the end of the second stage from Czestochowa to Dabrowa Gornicza.
Ballan suffered a deep wound on his left knee and was rushed to Katowice General Hospital where he had some stitches.
Blazej Janiaczyk (Team CCC-Polsat) fractured his ribs in the same crash and has also pulled out of the race.
Crash at Tour of Poland