Gallopin ends season with hand fracture

Crash at Worlds alters RadioShack line-ups

Team RadioShack-Nissan has confirmed that Tony Gallopin will put an end to his 2012 season after suffering a broken bone in his hand as a result of a crash in the UCI Road World Championshipsroad race on Sunday.

Gallopin was due to compete in the upcoming Gran Piemonte, Paris-Bourges and Paris-Tours, but will not be on the start line. The French rider sustained his injury in a massive pile-up with 50km left to race in the Valkenburg circuit.

The team announced its line-up for the coming races. Sprinter Daniele Bennati will head up the team for his home Italian races, Milano-Torino and Gran Piemonte.

RadioShack for Milano-Torino: Jan Bakelants, Daniele Bennati, George Bennett, Ben Hermans, Chris Horner, Yaroslav Popovych, Oliver Zaugg and Haimar Zubeldia.

Gran Piemonte: Jan Bakelants, Daniele Bennati, Ben Hermans, Chris Horner, Yaroslav Popovych, Thomas Rohregger, Oliver Zaugg & Haimar Zubeldia.

Circuit Franco Belge: Matthew Busche, Laurent Didier, Jakob Fuglsang, Giacomo Nizzolo, Joost Posthuma, Gregory Rast, Jesse Sergent, Robert Wagner

Il Lombardia: Jan Bakelants, George Bennett, Ben Hermans, Chris Horner, Yaroslav Popovych, Thomas Rohregger, Oliver Zaugg & Haimar Zubeldia.
 

Author: Cycling News
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