Trek-Segafredo confirms Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier suffered multiple injuries as a result of a crash on the final day of racing in Catalunya.
Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier was involved in a high-speed crash in the final kilometers of Volta Ciclista a Catalunya and was transported by ambulance to the emergency department at the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona.
Trek-Segafredo physician Dr. Manuel Rodrìguez Alonso, who was with Amanuel when he was admitted to the Catalan hospital and who remains in close contact with the medical staff on-site, gave the following update:
“Examinations revealed that Amanuel suffered serious injuries as a result of the crash. Comprehensive scans showed that he has a severe contusion of the right hemithorax and abdomen, including damage to multiple organs, as well as rib and vertebrae fractures.
“Amanuel is currently in a stable condition and undergoing conservative treatment by the medical team in Barcelona. He will remain in hospital as doctors continue to observe his evolving condition over the next few days to determine whether surgery will be required.
“It will take several months for Amanuel to resume racing but fortunately, up until now, there has not been any irreversible damage.”
Join us in wishing Amanuel all the best for a good recovery.