Bernal diagnosed with shoulder fractures after Catalunya crash

Egan Bernal (Team Sky) moved into the young rider's jersey

Team Sky have confirmed that Egan Bernal has suffered clavicular and scapular fractures when he crashed during the final stage of the Volta a Catalunya on Sunday. Bernal fell heavily at speed, six kilometres from the finish line in Montjuic Park on a sweeping downhill left hand bend. The crash happened when Jose Joaquin Rojas (Movistar) slipped on a patch of oil on the road. Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates) was also caught up in the crash, although both Martin and Rojas got up to finish the stage. Bernal was more seriously hurt and was taken to hospital, meaning he lost his second place overall behind Alejandro Valverde at the Volta a Catalunya after challenging the Movistar rider all week. Despite crashing out of the race and not knowing how long he will be away from racing, Bernal tried to stay upbeat, focusing on his breakthrough performance in the WorldTour ...

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