Fernando Gaviria requires surgery on broken hand from Tirreno-Adriatico crash; out of Milan-San Remo

Colombian sprinter no a doubt for whole cobbled Classics campaign

Fernando Gaviria broke his left hand in a crash at Tirreno-Adriatico

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Fernando Gaviria is out of this Saturday's Milan-San Remo after fracturing his hand in a crash at the end of stage six of Tirreno-Adriatico.

Gaviria had been one of the favourites for the opening Monument of the 2018 season, but will now be forced to watch the race on television after hitting the deck with 7.8km to go on the Tirreno-Adriatico stage to Fano.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.