COMO, Italy (AP) — Belgian cyclist Remco Evenepoel fractured his pelvis and has a right lung contusion after crashing Saturday in the Tour of Lombardy, which was won by Denmark’s Jakob Fuglsang.
The 20-year-old Evenepoel “crashed inside the last 50 kilometers (31 miles), on the descent of Muro di Sormano, hitting a bridge wall and going over it into a ravine,” his Deceuninck-Quick-Step team said in a statement.
The team said he was taken to the Como hospital by ambulance, and “was conscious at all times as he underwent a series of examinations to reveal the extent of his injury.”
He will be flown to Belgium on Sunday.
Astana rider Fuglsang beat Jumbo-Visma’s George Bennett by 31 seconds to win the race, which is one of cycling’s five single-day “monuments,” with Aleksandr Vlasov third for Astana.
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