Patrick Bevin, first abandonment of the Tour de France 2019

The New Zealand cyclist will not take the start of the sixth stage after fracturing two ribs in a fall in the fourth stage. It is the first runner to leave in this edition.


Patrick Bevin was the first cyclist to leave in the Tour de France 2019. The cyclist New Zealand cyclist will not take the start of the sixth stage to persist the pains of the previous days.

Bevin suffered a fall in the fourth stage in which produced the bill of two ribs. Despite the inconvenience, managed to reach the goal in the group on the day of this Wednesday in Colmar at 16:58 of the time of Peter Sagan.

Max Testa, doctor of the CCC, explained the reasons for the abandonment of Bevin. "During the stage Patrick suffered severe pain and we took him to have x-rays done at the finish line, and the scan revealed two fractures in the ribs 7 and 8 on his left side. As often happens in these cases, the pain grows two or three days later, Patrick wanted to run but we made the decision to stop and focus on recovery. "



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