TDF. Tour de France – Mads Pedersen will not start the 8th stage

TDF. Tour de France – Mads Pedersen will not start the 8th stage
TDF. Tour de France – Mads Pedersen will not start the 8th stage

Still bothered by the aftereffects of his fall on the 5th stage of the Tour de France, Mads Pedersen will not be at the start of the 8th act of the Big loop this Saturday. The Dane is the 3rd rider to leave the roads of this 111th edition. The 28-year-old sprinter had fallen against the barriers, in the mass sprint in Saint-Vulbas. The Frenchman Axel Zingle had narrowly avoided the fall, although the resident of Cofidis also hit the leader Lidl-TrekThe exact nature of the former world champion’s pain is not yet known. – who is however suffering from a left shoulder problem – his fate should be known in the coming days after undergoing tests.

His teammate Julien Bernard, the great emotions on Friday

“The range of motion in his left shoulder has deteriorated…”

“Pedersen fought his way through stages 6 and 7, but the pain and swelling did not improve, explains his training Lidl-Trek in a press release. The range of motion in his left shoulder has deteriorated, making it almost impossible to ride a bike. Although the first X-rays showed no signs of a fracture, it was decided with the team that it was in Mads’ best interest to stop racing. He will then focus on his recovery and his remaining goals this summer.”

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