Tokyo blow for Kelland O'Brien as he breaks collarbone in Tour Down Under

25 January 2020 03:57
Team pursuit star will need surgery after stage-four crash‘Still a long way out from the Olympics and it’s not ideal’Team pursuit strongman Kelland O’Brien has hit a hurdle on the road to the Tokyo Olympics, requiring surgery on a broken collarbone after a heavy Tour Down Under crash. O’Brien, riding for Team UniSA-Australia, went down hard in one of several incidents on the stage four run to Murray Bridge on Friday.He was taken to hospital, where scans confirmed the damage. The 21-year-old is a leader of Australia’s team pursuit, which is a contender for the gold medal in Tokyo. Related: Chris Froome to make return from serious crash at UAE Tour next month Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian