Formolo suspects fractured wrist after crashing into baby wild boar

ANDORRELAVIEILLE ANDORRA JULY 11 Davide Formolo of Italy and UAETeam Emirates during the 108th Tour de France 2021 Stage 15 a 1913km stage from Cret to AndorrelaVieille LeTour TDF2021 on July 11 2021 in AndorrelaVieille Andorra Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
Davide Formolo (UAE Team Emirates) (Image credit: Getty Images)

Davide Formolo suspects that he has a fractured wrist as a result of colliding into a wild boar while training in Monaco on January 3. According to a report in La Gazzetta dello Sport, the UAE Team Emirates rider was descending at 60 km/h when he said he hit a baby wild boar and crashed.

"We are still working a lot on the right wrist, we are afraid that there is some fracture," Formolo said.

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Kirsten Frattini
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