Cal Crutchlow fractures tibia in cycling slip
LCR Honda MotoGP rider says he will try to compete in Sunday's German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring
LCR Honda MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow says he will try to compete in Sunday's German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring, despite fracturing a tibia after he slipped while cycling on a cobbled road.
The 33-year-old Briton, who once severed a tendon on a finger while cutting Parmesan cheese, is 10th in the championship after eight races.
"I’m heading into the weekend with a bit of an injury to my right leg, as yesterday, when I was out training on my bicycle, I slipped whilst I was off the bike checking something and hit my knee," he explained on Facebook.
"There’s a small damage to one of the ligaments, which we think is the ACL, and we’ve had to have some fluid removed as it was swollen.
"We’ll have to see how I feel tomorrow on the bike, but hopefully I can bend the knee enough to be able to be competitive this weekend."
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