Milan-Sanremo 2023 Tom Pidcock forced to give up after crash in Tirreno-Adriatico – OA Sport

The countdown begins quickly and there are only three days left for Milan-San Remo. the first Classic monument It is almost on us, easier to climb and therefore less noticeable. Race however has to deal with some Big splits which may upset the balance.

First of all, it was necessary to take note of the abdication Michael MathewsBecause the invisible enemy (COVID-19) has struck again. The second heavy absence is that Tom Pidcock: The British Ineos Grenadiers rider was keen to make his mark, having done well on Italian soil, considering the original Strade Bianche pearl.

It was the same team that announced the withdrawal of the jockey from the UKIt was spotted in recent days by a team of doctors, after the light came out Concussion symptoms due to a catastrophic fall during the final stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico. A crash forced him to retire on the Corsa di due to Mare. Compliance with concussion protocol, he was 23 years old Sets a rest period.

This is clearly a disappointment to both Tom and the team. We saw at Strade Bianche his condition and I know how excited he is to play Milan-San Remo. But the rider’s health is our priority and he will follow the advice of the team doctors to ensure he is 100% ready to safely resume his Classics campaign.words of the team manager Rod Illingworth.

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