A serious accident at the races: All the bones in his face are broken

The serious accident cyclist Fabio Jakobsen is not according to the information of the Rennärztin Barbara Jerschina life is in danger. "Jacobsen has survived a

A serious accident at the races: All the bones in his face are broken

The serious accident cyclist Fabio Jakobsen is not according to the information of the Rennärztin Barbara Jerschina life is in danger. "Jacobsen has survived an Operation, his life is no longer threatened," said Jerschina on Thursday, according to the Polish news Agency PAP. In addition to the 23-year-old Dutchman, three additional professionals would be treated in hospitals, said the tour of Poland competent Physician.

That Jakobsens compatriot Dylan Groenewegen, who had caused the accident, you should also have an injury involved, could not confirm Jerschina. "I don't know about."

Jakobsen was crashed on Wednesday in the final sprint of the first stage in Katowice at high speed directly into the shut-off grid and motionless lying there. The Dutch road champion was operated on in the night to Thursday five hours.

In the shut-off grid crashed

After the heavy fall, the Cycling world has been worried more about the health of the Dutchman, Fabio Jakobsen. The condition was "very bad. Let us continue to pray that he survived,“ had Patrick Lefevere, team Manager of Jakobsens Belgian racing team Deceuninck-Quick Step said on Thursday morning in the Belgian Radio, the Dutch news Agency ANP reported. "All the bones in his face are broken," said Lefevere accordingly.

Jakobsen was on Wednesday in the final sprint of the first stage at high speed directly into the shut-off grid crashed into and motionless lying there. The 23-Year-old was his country man Groenewegen has been pushed. "After we have seen the fall, we feared the worst, but now we know that the Situation is serious, but stable", was race Director quoted Czeslaw Lang, after a visit to the hospital in a communication from the organizers. "After I spoke with the hospital Director, I'm a little relieved."

Lefevere had said the night before that Groenewegen deserve to be in jail. These words he does not regret said Lefevere and said: "We will take steps to reimburse to the UCI and the police." The Cycling world governing body UCI announced on Wednesday evening that it had forwarded the case to the disciplinary Commission, to apply sanctions against Groenewegen.

strong criticism of the organisers of the five-day world tour - tour cyclist Simon Geschke practiced. "Every year the same stupid Downhill Sprint at the tour of Poland. Every year I wonder why the organizers think this is a good idea,“ wrote the 34-year-old native of Berlin on Twitter. "Masses of prints are dangerous enough, you don't need a Downhill-final with 80 km/h," added the Tour-de-France-stage winner of 2015.

Updated Date: 06 August 2020, 07:19

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