Groenewegen out for remainder of 2020 season

Dylan Groenwegen after the Tour de Pologne crash (Image credit: Getty Images)

Jumbo-Visma have confirmed that sprinter Dylan Groenewegen will not race for the remainder of the 2020 road season. According to, directeur sportif Arthur van Dongen confirmed at the BinckBank Tour in Blankenberge on Monday that Groenewegen is still awaiting a decision of the UCI Disciplinary Committee for sparking the crash that grievously injured Deceuninck-Quickstep's Fabio Jakobsen at the Tour de Pologne.

Following the crash on August 5, Jakobsen was placed into a medically-induced coma and underwent five hours of surgery during which he received over 130 stitches to repair his jaw and palate. He lost all but one tooth. Jakobsen was able to return home to the Netherlands one week after the crash but is still recovering from his injuries.

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