Our countryman Edward Theuns replaces Saturday as the Dutchman Laurens ten Dam at Team Sunweb in the Spanish WorldTour race, Clasica San Sebastian. Ten Dam fell Tuesday at the criterium in Surhuisterveen hard on his left shoulder. Examination in the hospital showed that he his collarbone broken.
At the Dam Thursday to be operated and can be estimated to be six weeks not rates. “Of course I am very disappointed. I looked forward to after such a successful Tour to rates, so it is a pity to through such an injury on the side to stand. Now I focus fully on my recovery,” said Ten Dam on the website of Team Sunweb.
Last year was the Pole Michal Kwiatkowski the best in the Clasica. The last Belgian winner was Philippe Gilbert in 2011.