BRUSSELS — British bicycle owner Mark Cavendish broke two ribs and suffered a “small collapsed lung” throughout a crash at a observe occasion in Belgium, his workforce stated on Monday.
Deceuninck — Fast-Step stated in a press release that Cavendish spent Sunday evening within the Ghent College Hospital following the incident on the Ghent Six Day.
“Examinations confirmed that Mark has suffered two damaged ribs on his left facet and has a small pneumothorax (collapsed lung), each of which have been handled with remedy and he has been saved within the hospital for commentary,” the workforce stated. “It’s anticipated that Mark might be discharged both later in the present day or tomorrow morning, and can then bear a interval of recuperation.”
The 36-year-old Cavendish has loved a revival this season, equaling Eddy Merckx’s all-time file of 34 Tour de France stage wins in July.