Domenico Pozzovivo came Wednesday during the Walloon Arrow heavy fall. He sustained a concussion and multiple injuries in the face. The Tour of Italy, on 11 may starts, however, is not compromised.
“The day after a fall is always tricky. But I am confident that I will be recovered for the start of the Tour of Italy,” he said Thursday in a video message from his team Bahrain Merida. “Tomorrow I will go again to the doctor along. If what is good work, I hope Sunday on the bike.” Is Liege-Bastogne-Liege.
The 36-year-old Pozzovivo finished six times in the top ten of the Giro. Last year he was fifth, eight minutes from the pink jersey of Chris Froome. In 2012 won the Italian stage.
Also in liège-Bastogne-Liège and finished Pozzovivo last year as the fifth, 39 seconds after the winner Bob Jungels.