Tour de France stage winner in intensive care after being hit by car driver on training ride

Lennard Kämna in stable condition and able to communicate after incident in Tenerife

Lennard Kämna
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Tour de France stage winner Lennard Kämna is in intensive care after he was struck by a car driver on a training ride in Tenerife.

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider is in a stable condition and awake after the incident, which took place on Tuesday, but the extent of his injuries is unknown, just that they are "numerous". His team said that members of his family were with him at a hospital on the island.

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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.