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British Cyclist Mark Cavendish Suffers Broken Ribs And Collapsed Lung In Crash | Cycling News


Mark Cavendish receives care by officers after his crash.© AFP

British bike owner Mark Cavendish suffered two damaged ribs and a collapsed lung after crashing closely on the Six Days of Ghent, his Deceuninck Quick-Step workforce stated Monday. Cavendish was using within the Madison on Sunday when Danish world and Olympic champion Lasse Norman Hansen crashed in entrance of him after Gerben Thijssen slipped on a moist patch on the monitor. The 36-year-old, winner of a record-equalling 34 levels on the Tour de France, rode into the Dane’s bike, sending him tumbling to the ground.

“Examinations showed that Mark has suffered two broken ribs on this left side and has a small pneumothorax (collapsed lung), both of which have been treated with medication. He has been kept in the hospital for observation,” Deceuninck Quick-Step stated.

“It is expected that Mark will be discharged either later today or tomorrow morning, and will then undergo a period of recuperation.”

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