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Coach crash overshadows build up to Vuelta a Bolivia

Cycling News
November 03, 2011, 16:12 GMT,
November 03, 2011, 17:45 GMT
First Edition Cycling News, Friday, November 4, 2011
Bolivia will provide a tough test for the riders

Bolivia will provide a tough test for the riders

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Two riders injured in incident and may miss race

The build up to the forthcoming Vuelta a Bolivia, which begins tomorrow, has been overshadowed by a coach crash that resulted in injuries to two riders.

Race organisers stated that the coach overturned after picking up competitors from Santa Cruz airport 540km east of the capital city La Paz. Argentine rider Augustin Ledezma is definitely out of the race after sustaining injuries to his ribs, while Mexico's Alberto Donizetti Vasquez faces a race against time to be cleared fit after injuring his neck.

The 10-stage race covers 1,619km and runs from tomorrow through to the climax on 13 November.



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