"...a fracture of the third disk of his lumbar vertebra, a micro-fracture of his neck, a facial trauma, a few broken teeth and a deep cut in his lips. Impey will to stay in the Alanya hospital for observation for 24 hours.Amazingly, Impey managed to remount a bike and finish the race with the help of teammate Patrick Calcagni. I won't post it here, but there's a pretty nasty looking picture included with the report of Impey receiving medical attention afterwards.
Monday, April 20, 2009
So much for playing nice
It's raining cats and dogs in Toronto today, and for the next 2 days apparently, so there's very little in the way of cycling news to report. Instead, I'll post a link to this steephill.tv video of the sprint finish from the 8th stage of the 2009 Tour of Turkey.
I'm guessing the Rabobank rider involved, Theo Bos, won't be including "Plays well with others" on his résumé anytime soon. Apparently though he won't face any disciplinary action from the UCI. The Daily Peloton has a report on the incident in which it appears Bos deliberately throws yellow jersey rider Daryl Impey of team Barloworld into the race barriers. According to the report Impey suffered..
Posted by Doug at 1:15 PM