Cycling Sports

Again bad luck for Jelle Wallays: concussion and kaakbreuk

Jelle Wallays (Lotto-Soudal) in a hectic finale of the second stage in the Tour of San Juan at the fall come. He sustained a concussion and a kaakbreuk.

Bad news in the camp of Lotto-Soudal. Jelle Wallays was hit by the second stage of the Tour of San Juan at ten kilometers from the stripe involved in a serious fall and was taken to the nearest hospital.

Wallays never lost consciousness, but was a gezichtstrauma. ‘Jelle has one tooth is lost, has a cut in the upper lip, and a fracture in the upper jaw, where a second tooth is broken. In addition, he has suffered from a concussion, ” says ploegdokter Maarten women’s race. By the concussion had to be the 29-year-old Wallays last night for observation stay in the hospital. Today, he turns normal back to the hotel, to look, and then he probably repatriated to Belgium.

It is not the first time that Wallays an accident, is injured after a serious crash. In the Vuelta of last year, he fell painfully on the hip. A year earlier he ran in the same stage of the Vuelta a break in the scafoïde of the right wrist, and he broke two ribs.

Last year won the West-Flemish voorjaarsrenner the sixth stage in the Tour of San Juan.

Leave a Comment