The German professional cyclist. Lennard Kamna He suffered “numerous injuries” in his training accident on Wednesday (April 3, 2024) in Tenerife.

The good news: his condition is stable. This was announced by his Bora-hansgrohe team.

Cyclist Lennard Kämna's car took the right of way

“He is awake, receptive and able to communicate. (…) He is receiving very good care in the Tenerife hospital and will be monitored in the intensive care unit in the coming days. The family members and team are with him,” he said.

According to the German racing team, a vehicle coming from the opposite direction gave way to Kämna when turning. The old man from Bremen was with the training group at the time. No other drivers or caregivers were involved in the accident.

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“We are relieved that Lennard's condition has stabilized following this serious accident and that he is doing well under the circumstances. The entire team feels for him and we all wish him a speedy recovery,” said team boss Ralph Denk. “From a team perspective, we will continue to do everything necessary to ensure that he makes a full recovery from this accident. That's all that matters now; The rest of the questions do not arise at this moment.”

Kämna, who has already completed stages on all three grand tours Tour de France , Italy spin and Vuelta, was preparing in the training field for his scheduled departure in the Italy-route.

The former junior world champion wants to compete in the general classification of the Giro starting May 4 and aims to be among the top ten. He was last in action in early March on the Tirreno-Adriatico tour, where he finished eighth overall. (dpa)


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