Gino Mäder and Magnus Sheffield taken to hospital after Tour de Suisse crash

Gino Mader
Gino Mader (Image credit: Getty)

Gino Mäder has been airlifted to hospital after he crashed heavily on the descent of the Albulapass in the finale of stage 5 of the Tour de Suisse.

Both Mäder and Magnus Sheffield (Ineos Grenadiers) went off the roadside in the closing kilometres of Thursday’s stage, and they received treatment from paramedics on site before they were taken to hospital.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.