No fractures for Nairo Quintana after training crash

Tour Cycliste International du Var et des Alpes Maritimes 2020 - 52nd Edition - 1st stage Le Cannet - Grasse 186.8 km - 21/02/2020 - Nairo Quintana (COL - Team Arkea Samsic) - photo Etienne Garnier/BettiniPhoto©2020
Nairo Quintana at the 2020 Tour des Alpes-Maritimes et du Var (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Arkéa-Samsic have announced that Nairo Quintana has suffered no fractures after being hit by a car while out training on Friday. The Colombian was riding in Motavita, Colombia when a car made an 'improper manoeuvre' and collided with the Tour de France contender.

After initially going home to be treated by his personal doctor, Quintana underwent a number of tests, including X-rays, ultrasounds and an MRI scan.

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