Adriano Malori remains in hospital after serious Tour de San Luis crash

Movistar rider Adriano Malori's 'condition improving gradually' after crash during Tour de San Luis in Argentina - Team confirms that the Italian hit a pothole, causing the crash

Adriano Malori

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Italian Adriano Malori, second in the world championship time trial last year, remains in Argentina's neurological clinic while other Tour de San Luis riders are returning home to start the season in Europe.

The team Movistar cyclist was among several other riders that fell going 65kph in the fifth stage on Friday. The stage race continued and on Sunday, Nairo Quintana's younger brother Dayer, also on team Movistar, won the race overall in San Luis.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.