Hodeg undergoes surgery following Tour de l'Eurométropole crash

Alvaro Hodeg (Deceuninck-QuickStep) (Image credit: Getty Images)

Alvaro Hodeg has undergone surgery on the fractured shoulder he sustained in a crash at the Tour de l'Eurométropole and will return to Colombia in the coming days to continue his convalescence. It is estimated that the Deceuninck-QuickStep rider will be off the bike for a total of six weeks during his recovery.

Hodeg suffered a left forearm fracture, a right shoulder fracture and two fractured ribs when he crashed heavily in the final kilometre of the Tour de l'Eurométropole in Tournai after he was brought down by the feet of a roadside barrier.

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