Boeckmans to remain in induced coma for a week


MADRID: Belgian cyclist Kris Boeckmans will be kept in an induced coma for the next week because of the severe injuries he suffered when crashing in Spain’s Vuelta, his Lotto Soudal team said on Monday (Tuesday in Manila). The 28-year-old suffered head injuries and bleeding in his lung as well as severe facial wounds when he came off his bike in a crash-ridden eighth stage of the three-week tour around Spain on Saturday.



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