Six-Day: De Fauw injured

Dmitri De Fauw crashed heavily at the Zesdaagse van het Noorden 's first night of competition and...

Dmitri De Fauw crashed heavily at the Zesdaagse van het Noorden's first night of competition and was unable to start on the second evening of racing. De Fauw was transferred to a hospital in Groningen complaining of a headache and sore neck and was diagnosed with a concussion and compressed vertebrae as reported by Sportwereld.be.

De Fauw's partner, Jeff Vermeulen, does not have a replacement for De Fauw and will continue the Zesdaagse van het Noorden in the individual events. American Colby Pearce was also involved in the crash which injured De Fauw but has been able to continue racing with partner Dan Holloway.

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