Jumbo-Visma's Gijs Leemreize undergoes surgery on finger severed in Burgos crash

Gijs Leemreize crashed on stage 1 of theVuelta a Burgos
Gijs Leemreize crashed on stage 1 of theVuelta a Burgos (Image credit: Getty Images)

Jumbo-Visma's young Dutchman Gijs Leemreize underwent successful surgery on Tuesday to reattach part of a finger severed in a crash during stage 1 of the Vuelta a Burgos, his team announced.

Leemreize, 20, moved up to the WorldTour team from Jumbo-Visma's development squad on July 24 and was racing in his second stint with the squad after taking part in the Tour de la Provence in February.

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