Sonny Colbrelli suffered an 'unstable cardiac arrhythmia' at the Volta a Catalunya, cause still unknown

Bahrain-Victorious say their rider is in a "good" clinical situation

Sonny Colbrelli
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Sonny Colbrelli had an "unstable cardiac arrhythmia that required defibrillation" at the end of the Volta a Catalunya stage one, his team have said.

Bahrain-Victorious released an update on the Italian on Tuesday afternoon, which said that he was in a "good" situation, despite falling unconscious on Monday.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.