Rigoberto Uran of Team Unibet.com must stay in the hospital in Kempten, Germany, for a few days for observation after surgery. Uran suffered the injuries in a spectacular crash in the third stage of the Deutschland Tour.
"He has multiple fractures in both elbows," team doctor Andrei Mikhailov said on the team's website, unibetcycling.com. The surgery lasted six hours, spokesman Manuel de Smet told Cyclingnews. "The complicated fractures were difficult to operate but the surgery was quite successful". The young Columbian also broke his right wrist.