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GIANT-ALPECIN TRAINING ACCIDENT

Six Team Giant-Alpecin riders were involved in a crash in training during the team training camp near Calpe, Spain, today. A medical update on the riders’ condition is provided below.

Warren Barguil (FRA): fractured scaphoid; may require surgery but not yet determined.

John Degenkolb (GER): successful surgery on a cut in his upper leg; currently receiving treatment on his hand and a fracture to his forearm.

Chad Haga (USA): was airlifted to a hospital; successful surgery on neck and chin wounds; orbital fracture will be treated later.

Fredrik Ludvigsson (SWE): scratches and bruises all over his body.

Ramon Sinkeldam (NED): scratches and bruises all over his body.

Max Walscheid (GER): fractured hand and tibia; surgery likely required.

CEO Iwan Spekenbrink said: “It has been a very tough day for the team and the riders will need time to recover. This team — riders, both men and women, and everyone in the organization — feels like a band of brothers and sisters. Together, and by standing by each other, the team will come out of this stronger than ever.”

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