Tadej Pogačar fractures wrist and undergoes surgery after crashing out of Liège-Bastogne-Liège

The Slovenian rider was hoping to complete an historic Ardennes Triple

Tadej Pogačar
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Tadej Pogačar has suffered multiple fractures to his left wrist and will undergo surgery to repair the injury after crashing out of Liège-Bastogne-Liège.

The Slovenian was bidding to win an historic Ardennes Triple but he was brought down in a crash along with Mikkel Honoré of EF Education - Easy Post after 85km of racing. Both riders abandoned as a result.

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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 feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly 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.