Julian Alaphilippe of France (4th R) during a one-day cycling race in Liege-Bastogne-Liege on April 24, 2022 in Liege, Belgium. (EricLalmand / Belga Mag / AFP via Getty Images)
According to the Quickstep Alpha Vinyl Team, world champion Julian Alaphilippe is in a stable condition after a heavy crash in the Liege-Bastogne-Liege-Bastogne Monument Classic, but must be kept in the hospital for observation. ..
The team said he suffered from two rib fractures, a scapula fracture and lung collapse.
The French were conscious while being treated in an ambulance, the television channel France 3 reported. end.
Teammate Iran van Wilder, 21, also broke his jaw in the same accident.
“Both will be taken by ambulance to Herrents (city) for further testing and treatment,” the team said.