Fabio Jakobsen has facial surgery but remains in an induced coma after Tour of Poland crash

Deceuninck-Quick-Step's young sprinter remains in a stable condition in hospital in Poland

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Fabio Jakobsen is in a stable condition in hospital and has underwent facial surgery following his high-speed crash at the Tour of Poland.

The Deceuninck-Quick-Step rider was involved in a collision in the closing metres of stage one of the WorldTour race after being forcibly moved into the barriers by Dylan Groenewegen and hitting a race official.

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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 long reads across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013. In 2024 he released a seven-part podcast documentary, Ghost in the Machine, about motor doping in cycling.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide 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.