De Gendt hopeful for Paris-Nice start following training ride accident

Thomas de Gendt (Lotto-Soudal)

Thomas de Gendt (Lotto-Soudal) (Image credit: Tim de Waele/

Thomas De Gendt is looking to make a speedy return to racing after he and teammate Gert Dockx were hit by a car while training in Spain last week. The Lotto Soudal duo were riding side-by-side in Calpe when the vehicle veered into them with De Gendt suffering neck, back, wrist and finger injuries while Dockx sustained leg injuries.

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