Egan Bernal suffers knee injury and misses competition
The injury occurred during the Vuelta de San Juan
Last week, Egan Bernal complained of pain in his knee which led him to be withdrawn from the Vuelta a San Juan in order to recover. If the cyclist continued the matches, he would face Tadej Pogacar in the European Ruta del Sol competition that starts this Wednesday (15).
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In a statement to Ineos Greandiers, he explained the cyclist’s health status: “Egan’s left knee is still not 100% ready to race after his crash in San Juan, and as much as he wants to race, there is no risking his recovery. ”.
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It is worth remembering that the athlete is still recovering from the accident that occurred in January 2022, during training in which he crashed into a bus. Egan Bernal fractured 20 bones, underwent seven separate surgeries. Upon returning to competition, the Colombian participated in smaller races so that his health could be practically perfect.
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