Denmark’s Jakob Fuglsang raced to a solo victory within the Giro di Lombardia after race favorite Remco Evenepoel was taken to hospital following a daunting crash right into a ravine on Saturday.
The Belgian prodigy went over a bridge barrier throughout a descent, fracturing his pelvis and struggling a lung contusion, his Deceuninck-Fast Step workforce stated. Evenepoel, 20, already has 9 wins below his belt this season, greater than another rider, however is about to be out of motion for a prolonged interval after the horror crash.
“Positioned right into a precautionary neck brace and brought to the Como hospital by ambulance, Remco was aware always as he underwent a collection of examinations to disclose the extent of his harm,” stated Deceuninck-Fast Step’s assertion.
“Sadly, the X-rays confirmed a fractured pelvis and a proper lung contusion, which can maintain Evenepoel on the sidelines for the upcoming interval. Our rider will stay within the hospital in a single day below statement, earlier than flying on Sunday to Belgium.”
The Belgian was in a choose group of main riders when he crashed.
Astana rider Fuglsang went solo within the climb as much as San Fermo della Battaglia and by no means seemed again.
After 231 km between Bergamo and Como, New Zealand’s George Bennett was second for Jumbo-Visma with Fuglsang’s workforce mate Alexandr Vlasov of Russia third.
The Giro di Lombardia normally takes place in October however moved to Saturday when the race calendar was redrafted after a four-and-a-half month hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
You might have reached your restrict at no cost articles this month.
To get full entry, please subscribe.
Have already got an account ? Register
Present Much less Plan
Subscription Advantages Embody
Right this moment’s Paper
Discover mobile-friendly model of articles from the day’s newspaper in a single easy-to-read checklist.
Transfer easily between articles as our pages load immediately.
Take pleasure in studying as many articles as you want with none limitations.
A one-stop-shop for seeing the newest updates, and managing your preferences.
A choose checklist of articles that match your pursuits and tastes.
We transient you on the newest and most necessary developments, thrice a day.
*Our Digital Subscription plans don’t at present embody the e-paper ,crossword, iPhone, iPad cellular functions and print. Our plans improve your studying expertise.
A letter from the Editor
Your assist for our journalism is invaluable. It’s a assist for fact and equity in journalism. It has helped us maintain apace with occasions and happenings.
has at all times stood for journalism that’s within the public curiosity. At this tough time, it turns into much more necessary that we’ve got entry to info that has a bearing on our well being and well-being, our lives, and livelihoods. As a subscriber, you aren’t solely a beneficiary of our work but in addition its enabler.
We additionally reiterate right here the promise that our workforce of reporters, copy editors, fact-checkers, designers, and photographers will ship high quality journalism that stays away from vested curiosity and political propaganda.