Jakobsen cleared to be repatriated after Tour de Pologne crash

Dutch road race champion Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck-QuickStep) on stage 6 of the 2019 Vuelta a España
Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck-QuickStep) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Fabio Jakobsen has been cleared to leave hospital in Sosnowiec, Poland and be moved to one in his home country one week after being seriously injured in a violent crash on the opening stage of the Tour de Pologne.

Deceuninck-QuickStep issued a statement on his condition, saying: "Fabio Jakobsen’s condition is evolving favourably, to the extent that he will be transferred Wednesday to the hospital in Leiden, the Netherlands (the Leiden University Medical Center), where further follow-up treatment of his injuries will take place."

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