Fabio Jakobsen in induced coma after crashing out of Tour de Pologne

05 August 2020 09:59
Quick-Step rider sent flying in closing stretch of first stageJakobsen awarded the stage and Groenewegen disqualifiedThe Dutch cyclist Fabio Jakobsen was put into an induced coma on Wednesday after suffering injuries in a crash on the final stretch of the Tour de Pologne race in southern Poland.Jakobsen, sprinting for the win at the end of the event’s opening stage, was sent flying into the side barriers after a collision with his countryman Dylan Groenewegen. Jakobsen, who races for the Deceuninck-Quick-Step team, was airlifted to a hospital in serious condition and was put into an induced coma, the Tour de Pologne press office said. Related: GreenEdge Cycling pulls out of week-old partnership with Manuela Fundaćion Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian