Tusveld recovering from concussion and fractured shoulder sustained in Tour de la Provence crash

Team Sunweb's Martijn Tusveld at the 2019 Vuelta a España
Team Sunweb's Martijn Tusveld at the 2019 Vuelta a España (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Team Sunweb's Martijn Tusveld has been forced to rest, just a day-and-a-half into his season, after a crash on stage 2 of last week's Tour de la Provence left him with concussion and a fractured shoulder.

The 26-year-old Dutch rider had to abandon the race – his first of the season – on the road between Aubagne and La Ciotat, with the day's stage being won by Russian road race champion Aleksandr Vlasov (Astana).

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