Tom Pidcock Undergoes Surgery After Being Hit by Driver Whilst Training

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Tom suffered the injury whilst training out in Andorra on Monday. His team, INEOS Grenadiers posted a statement on their website on 2 June following the incident.

The team said:

Tom suffered a broken collar bone and underwent surgery at a hospital in Girona this morning. The injury means he will not be racing in the Tour de Suisse which begins this weekend. 

Tom Pidcock
Photo: Red Bull Content Pool

Tom is doing well and is already looking ahead and focussed on his rehabilitation. While this means he won’t be able to start at the Tour de Suisse this week as planned, he will get back to training as soon as possible and prepare for the rest of the season.

Kurt Bogaerts, INEOS Coach.

Last month we spoke to British Cycling XC Head Coach, Simon Watts who confirmed that Tom was on the shortlist for the Tokyo Olympics. It appears that his coach is still hopeful that Tom will be able to compete in the Olympics.

It has been reported that Tom was hit by a car whilst training.

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Tom’s coach, Kurt Bogaerts told Belgian broadcaster Sporza that Tom was hit from the side by a car but will be back to training as normal as soon as possible. It is hoped that he will be ready to race on 4 July at the XC World Cup in Les Gets.

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Comments (3)

    Hate to be that guy but I’m sure it was on STW I was reading about the press being asked to think about the language used in articles like this!

    Car, or driver?

    Anyway, apologies for mini rant, what a blow and how he can get fixed up quickly, I’m sure Ineos and hopefully BC can throw the best facilities at him to get healed up pronto!

    No, you’re absolutely right to call it out. We will amend where possible (might be a little tricky due to URL) but my apologies.

    I hope he has a speedy recovery, looks as if things could have been a lot worse.

    Great, thanks!

    (Sorry I posted the same thing on facebook!)

    Hope he’s ok for the Olympics and the Olympics are ok to go ahead too!

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