Bettiol Breaks Collarbone At Bretagne Classic

Alberto Bettiol (BMC)

BMC Racing 's Alberto Bettiol fractured his collarbone and broke a finger in a crash at the Bretagne Classic Ouest-France on Sunday, and will now miss the upcoming one-day WorldTour races in Canada. "The roads were pretty narrow and slippery because it was raining," explained Bettiol in a press release. "I was really in front, in the front row, on a downhill right-hand corner, and I lost control of my front wheel. It was more or less the same way I did it [collarbone] in Liège-Bastogne-Liège a couple of months ago. "I crashed pretty hard on my right side and I immediately felt that something was wrong with my right collarbone," he said. "As well as the fractured collarbone, I have a contusion on my right hip, but I'm OK and not in too much pain." Bettiol was part of BMC's winning team time trial team on the opening stage ...

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