Italian track cyclist breaks collarbone in cycle path crash with e-bike rider

Simone Consonni will not compete in Wednesday's points race, following the incident, which is said to have resulted in the e-bike rider falling into the River Clyde

Italian team pursuit squad with silver medals
Simone Consonni (centre) crashed along with his compatriot Francesco Lamon (second from left)
(Image credit: Getty)

Italian cyclist Simone Consonni broke his collarbone after colliding with an e-bike rider while riding in Glasgow at the World Championships on Tuesday morning. 

The 28-year-old was out with team-mate Francesco Lamon, when the duo collided head-on with another rider whilst using a cycle path. Consonni, who was set to compete in the points race on the track on Wednesday evening, suffered a broken clavicle and scaphoid, while Lamon received only minor injuries. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.