Barguil diagnosed with fractured pelvis following Catalunya crash

Warren Barguil (Arkea-Samsic) is all smiles during stage 2 of the 2019 Volta a Catalunya

Arkea-Samsic 's Warren Barguil has been forced off his bike for at least 14 days, having been diagnosed with a fractured pelvis following a crash on the final stage of the Volta a Catalunya on Sunday. Barguil was one of a number of riders to crash on a fast, 70kph descent on the Montjuic circuit in Barcelona, with AG2R's Romain Bardet and CCC Team's Simon Geschke also hitting the deck, with the latter sustaining a broken collarbone and fractured ribs . "I couldn't have done anything – even if I'd had stabilisers [training wheels] on my bike," Barguil said on his Instagram page. "I had an x-ray on Monday, and then a CT scan this morning [Tuesday], which revealed a non-displaced fracture of my iliac bone [in the pelvis]," he said, explaining his injury. "I was surprised, as, although I was in pain after the crash, it wasn't too bad. ...

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