Chris Froome, the four-time Tour de France winner, was in intensive care on Thursday a day after suffering multiple fractures in a high-speed crash in France. Froome’s racing team says he won’t be able to compete in this year’s Tour de France, which begins in July.
The 34-year-old British cyclist underwent surgery Wednesday and the procedure was a success, Team INEOS announced.
“First things first, the surgery was a success,” Team INEOS doctor Richard Usher said. “The operation, which lasted for six hours, went very well.”