Thursday 14 August 2014 - 19:44

Eneco Tour: Zdenek Stybar Update, Terpstra Top finisher

Eneco Tour: Zdenek Stybar Update, Terpstra Top finisher

OPQS rider Zdenek Stybar suffered a crash during the sprint of Eneco Tour Stage 4 on Thursday. The crash forced Stybar to withdraw from the race.

Stybar, who did not lose consciousness at any point, immediately underwent examinations at H.-Hartziekenhuis Roselare.

Results of the examination showed deep wounds on the upper and lower lip, as well as broken teeth. He had radiological examinations, as well as scans, which showed no fractures or cerebral lesions.

Stybar has to spend the night in the hospital under observation. Further information will be available tomorrow.

OPQS medical staff wants to thank race medical staff and the personnel of the hospital for their professionalism and care of Stybar.

OPQS rider Niki Terpstra was the top finisher in the sprint, placing 20th. He is 8th in the GC, 18" back from Lars Boom (Belkin Pro Cycling) in the overall lead. OPQS looks next to 160.3km Stage 5.

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