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Bad luck for Team Sky: broken collarbone and multiple small fractions for Jonathan Castroviejo

The Spanish cyclist Jonathan Castroviejo has a broken collarbone suffered his crash of Wednesday in the third stage of the Tour of the Basque country (Spa/WorldTour), so made his team Sky Thursday familiar.

“As we feared, it goes to a broken collarbone”, explained the team doctor. “More than likely he will do this under the knife. In addition, there are also several small breaks: he has a broken rib, a small fracture in the left wrist and a stable fracture in the ruggenwervel.”

Castroviejo was on Wednesday involved in the serious crash, in the slot of the third stage. Also Michal Kwiatkowski, Enric Mas, Geraint Thomas and Julian Alaphilippe, previously the best in the second stage, layers of it. Alaphilippe start Thursday doesn’t have to.

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