Tour of Flanders: a cast for three weeks for Alaphilippe


World champion Julian Alaphilippe will have to wear a cast on his right hand for three weeks, the Deceuninck team announced on Monday the day after the Frenchman fell in the Tour of Flanders.

Julian Alaphilippe, who suffers from fractures of the pasterns 2 and 4 of the right hand, underwent surgery Monday morning. “We are happy to announce that everything went well“, announced the Belgian formation.”Once the cast is removed, Julian will resume training and begin physiotherapy so that he regains full mobility in his hand.“.

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Tour of Flanders: fractures to the right wrist for Julian Alaphilippe after his violent fall


Alaphilippe “thought of the worst”

Alaphilippe, quoted by his team, declared having “thought of the worst“when he fell after hitting a race marshal’s motorcycle that had slowed down inside a curve.”The accident was a scary moment“, estimated the French.”I am very grateful to the race doctors, but also to the medical staff at the Renaix and Herentals hospitals for all they have done for me in the last 24 hours“.

At the time of his fall, which occurred 35 kilometers from the finish in Oudenaarde, Alaphilippe was in the top three with the Dutchman Mathieu van der Poel, the future winner, and the Belgian Wout van Aert

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Tour of Flanders: Mathieu Van der Poel wins in the sprint ahead of Wout Van Aert in a race marked by the fall of Julian Alaphilippe


Tour of Flanders: Mathieu Van der Poel wins in the sprint ahead of Wout Van Aert in a race marked by the fall of Julian Alaphilippe


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