Egan Bernal reveals details of training crash for first time: 'I crashed into the bus at 62kph'

Bernal shared the harrowing experience during his first interview since the incident in January

Egan Bernal
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Egan Bernal has shared shocking revelations from the severe crash he was involved in at the end of January, which left him requiring seven separate surgeries to treat the 20 broken bones and two collapsed lungs he suffered in the incident. 

Speaking in his first interview since the crash, Bernal candidly discusses specific details from the crash in a 50-minute long video with Semana, posted to the Colombian news outlet's YouTube channel

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.