Deceunick-QuickStep reported that Rémi Cavagna has accomplished “profitable’ surgical procedure at this time for a fractured L1 vertebra that was suffered 5 days in the past in Spain when a driver struck the Frenchman and his teammate Mauri Vansevenant throughout a coaching journey.
“We’re happy to report that the surgical procedure, which occurred at Hospital IMSKE Valencia, was profitable. Remi will now take a interval of recuperation and proceed to be monitored by medical doctors,” the workforce posted on its web site.
“Deceuninck – Fast-Step want to thank the surgeon, Dr Gerd Bordon and the workers at IMSKE for his or her care, and we want Remi one of the best for his get well [sic].”
From early exams after the crash, there have been no reviews of neurological harm to Cavagna, Het Laatste Nieuws reported. The 26-year-old gained the French highway race title in June.
Vansevenant suffered a damaged thumb, which won’t require surgical procedure, and was in a position to fly dwelling to Belgium.
“In contrast to Rémi, the harm just isn’t too unhealthy for me and I haven’t got to endure surgical procedure,” the 22-year-old Vansevenant instructed Het Laatste Nieuws on Friday. “It is annoying, however fortunately my legs weren’t hit and I can roughly preserve my situation. The second workforce camp, initially of January, will definitely not be in jeopardy.”
He recounted solely small particulars of the crash, saying he and Cavagna couldn’t keep away from a small automobile that moved into their path. It was not recognized if the motive force stopped.
“We had simply taken some group images in our new 2022 outfits and have been persevering with on a barely downhill two-lane observe. Instantly a small automobile was ignoring the right-of-way guidelines and coming onto the principle highway from a facet path. We needed to slam the on brakes however three riders, together with Rémi and I, could not keep away from a crash,” he stated. A 3rd rider within the group was not named.
The workforce was within the midst of its first winter coaching camp on the Costa Blanca, which included testing gear. The camp started December 7 and was anticipated to proceed by means of this week.
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