northafter his serious training accident Tenerife Professional cyclist Lennard Kämna is improving his health. The 27-year-old's condition improved so much that he was able to leave the intensive care unit, his German team Bora-hansgrohe announced on Sunday.

“Lennard has taken a big step. The fact that he can now be moved to the normal ward is very good news.” Team manager Ralph Denk was quoted as saying. Kämna, who has already won stages on the three major circuits Tour de France, Giro d'Italia and Vuelta, suffered, among other things, serious chest trauma with rib fractures and a lung contusion.

According to the racing team, a vehicle coming from the opposite direction gave way to Kämna when turning. Kämna was traveling with the training group at the time. No other drivers or caregivers were involved in the accident. «A doctor from the Bora-hansgrohe care team was able to get an idea of ​​his condition on the spot. “His condition is stable,” the statement continued.

Kämna had been preparing in the training camp for his start in the Giro, where the former junior world champion was due to participate in the general classification starting on May 4. Due to the accident, his participation in the Tour of Italy is almost impossible.