Dario Cataldo suffers broken femur in Volta a Catalunya crash

Dario Cataldo (Trek-Segafredo) racing in the 2022 Vuelta a Burgos
Dario Cataldo (Trek-Segafredo) racing in the 2022 Vuelta a Burgos (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Dario Cataldo will undergo surgery to fix a broken femur suffered in a high-speed crash during the final kilometres of stage 1 of the Volta a Catalunya, Trek-Segafredo announced on Monday.

Cataldo was among the worst off in the crash that took down several riders including Adam Yates (UAE Team Emirates), Michael Storer (Groupama-FDJ), Chris Hamilton (Team DSM), and Kristian Sbaragli (Alpecin-Deceuninck).

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