Egan Bernal remains in a 'favourable' condition in hospital after 'excellent spinal surgery result'; mother says 'I felt my son was born again'

The Ineos Grenadiers rider has progressed through the first, most critical 72 hours well

Egan Bernal
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Egan Bernal continues to respond well to treatment in hospital in Colombia after his training ride crash that left him with multiple fractures and a punctured lung.

Almost 72 hours have passed since the 25-year-old's injury while training on his time trial bike with other Ineos Grenadiers riders in his home country.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.