Taaramae fractures elbow after recovering from illness

Following a rather promising start of the season, where he achieved two top three placings, Rein Taaramae experienced a second batch of bad luck at the Vuelta Castilla y Leon last week. After having been diagnosed with mononucleosis (glandular fever) in mid-March, the Estonian Cofidis rider returned to competition at the Spanish stage race, but he crashed and fractured his elbow.

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