Evenepoel aims to be 'stronger than ever' after Il Lombardia crash ends his season

Deceuninck-QuickStep's Remco Evenepoel races to victory on stage 3 of the 2020 Vuelta a Burgos to take the overall lead
Deceuninck-QuickStep's Remco Evenepoel (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Just 48 hours after his terrifying crash in Il Lombardia, Remco Evenepoel posted a video message thanking his supporters and vowing to come back stronger than ever after he suffered a season-ending fractured pelvis.

The 20-year-old Deceuninck-QuickStep rider appeared to misjudge a sharp left turn onto a bridge on Saturday's descent of the Sormano, one of the steepest and most technical descents in the WorldTour. He hit a low stone wall and fell over the edge  into the ravine, fortunately landing on a steep slope well above a much more precipitous drop. 

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