Antonio Tiberi out of UAE Tour as team investigate 'bizarre crash'

Antonio Tiberi (Trek-Segafredo) before his crash at the UAE Tour
(Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Antonio Tiberi (Trek-Segafredo) has been forced to abandon the UAE Tour after suffering several injuries in a late crash on stage 2 of the UAE Tour.

The 19-year-old, who was making his WorldTour debut for the American team, was on course for an incredible time trial when he crashed as he approached the finish line of the 13km test.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.