Victim of a fracture of the left humerus; during the 14th stage of the Giro d’Italia. Nicolas Edet was operated on Saturday and will be operated on again in the next few days in France.
Nicolas Edet was operated on Saturday evening for a fracture of the left humerus; at the hospital of Treviso. This operation was intended to stabilize the fracture with external fixators. According to his Cofidis team, he will undergo a second operation in the next few days, probably in Rennes.
The 33-year-old rider from Sarthis region of France came back on his accident, which occurred at the 25th kilometer of the 14th stage of the Giro d’Italia. We were in town and I was thinking about how great the Giro was, » he said. As the attack continued, we came to a traffic circle. Two or three riders slipped in front of me and I braked and hit the wall. I immediately felt my arm was broken. «
Nicolas Edet (Cofidis) was forced to retire this Saturday on stage 14 of the Giro d’Italia. The Frenchman fell at the beginning of the race while he was in the peloton and seemed to suffer from an arm injury. This is the first retirement for the Cofidis team since the beginning of this Giro, and it has only 7 riders left: Elia Viviani; Simone Consonni; Rémy Rochas; Attilio Viviani; Fabio Sabatini; and Victor Lafay; who won the 8th stage last week.
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