Calmejane takes a week's rest after Tour de la Provence concussion

AG2R Citroen Team French Lilian Calmejane rides during a training day in Denia on January 21 2021 Photo by JOSE JORDAN STR AFP Photo by JOSE JORDANSTRAFP via Getty Images
Lilian Calmejane rides with his AG2R Citroën teammates during a team training camp in Spain (Image credit: Getty Images/Joe Jordan)

Lilian Calmejane is set for a week of rest after suffering head trauma and concussion in a crash on stage 3 of the Tour de la Provence, his AG2R Citroën team has announced.

Calmejane – a new addition to the team for 2021 – crashed out of the four-day race on Saturday's stage to Mont Ventoux, which was won by Iván Sosa (Ineos Grenadiers). The Frenchman suffered contusions to his right shoulder as well as road rash, in addition to his head injury.

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