Remco Evenepoel expected to travel back to Belgium within 24 hours

Remco Evenepoel in action at Il Lombardia before his crash
Remco Evenepoel in action at Il Lombardia before his crash (Image credit: Getty Images)

Remco Evenepoel is expected to be transported by aeroplane back to Belgium in the next 24 hours, according to a medical update from his team Deceuninck-QuickStep on Sunday. 

The Belgian rider suffered a fractured pelvis and a right lung contusion following a crash at Il Lombardia on Saturday. The team confirmed that he is currently in good condition but will remain in hospital in Como until he can be transported home.

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Kirsten Frattini
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Kirsten Frattini is the Deputy Editor of Cyclingnews, overseeing the global racing content plan.

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She began her sports journalism career with Cyclingnews as a North American Correspondent in 2006. In 2018, Kirsten became Women's Editor – overseeing the content strategy, race coverage and growth of women's professional cycling – before becoming Deputy Editor in 2023.