The x-rays showed that the serbian rider suffered a compound fracture of the femur that will leave him away from the races for few months.
The stage was very complicated for the riders directed by Francesco Frassi and Luca Scinto, forced to chase almost on their own the breakaway of seven riders that with 50 kms to go had still a good gap of 5'00" over the peloton.
The final part of the stage was chaotic with a huge crash in the peloton with 2 kms to go and the first part of the group was able to reach the breakaway just inside the last km.
The sprint was very confusing and Jakub Mareczko couldn't come out from the mix in the right moment ending his come back in 4th place. The winner of the stage Filippo Fortin is now also the leader of the general classification.
Tomorrow stage 2 with uphill finish in Motovun,