Mark Cavendish suffers two broken ribs and collapsed lung in Six Days of Ghent crash

The Briton spent the night in an ICU in hospital following the collision at Kuipke Velodrome

Mark Cavendish Six Days of Ghent
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Deceuninck - Quick-Step have confirmed Mark Cavendish suffered two broken ribs and a collapsed lung in the high-speed crash he was involved in at the Ghent Six on Sunday night. 

Cavendish was taken to Ghent University Hospital on a stretcher, where he spent the night in an ICU. 

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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.