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Andy Schleck crashes in training

By:
Stephen Farrand
Published:
June 26, 2010, 14:48 BST,
Updated:
June 26, 2010, 16:08 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News, Saturday, June 26, 2010
Fränk Schleck (Team Saxo Bank) wins stage 17 ahead of race leader Alberto Contador (Astana) and brother Andy Schleck .

Fränk Schleck (Team Saxo Bank) wins stage 17 ahead of race leader Alberto Contador (Astana) and brother Andy Schleck .

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Saxo Bank riders suffers cuts and bruises

Andy Schleck was left with cuts, bruises and a dent in his pride after a training crash on Saturday. Fortunately the injuries should not cause concern for the Tour de France that starts next Saturday in Rotterdam.

Andy was out training with his older brother Fränk when he hit a bump in the road and fell, he revealed the news of the crash on Twitter.

Andy said: “Was out training with@schleckfrank hit a big bump in the road, went down pretty hard, lost quit lot of skin all over my body but I be okay”

Fränk also tweeted about his brother’s crash: “@andy_schleck went down in training this morning I was really scared. tought about tdf, but finally its just skin n wounds.autch.he is ok”

Fränk also tweeted this photograph, showing Andy treating the minor cuts to his legs, shoulders and chin.

On Thursday Andy finished ahead of Fränk to win the Luxembourg national time trial title.
 

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