A piece of wood pierced his back and lung cyclist during the European championship

Italian cyclist Lorenzo Gobbo was in intensive care after a horrific event that happened to him during the European championship till 23 years.

During a race the pedal of his bike entered the track and knocked the piece of wood half a meter in length, after which he struck the back of the Italian and puncturing a lung. Lorenzo was immediately taken to hospital, where he was three hours assisted.

However, it is reported that the Italian has now been restored.

“He can still laugh (over the situation – approx. ed.), but for some time he did not want to return to racing. He will need to find the courage. He’ll recover, but he has a long way”, – quotes the words of one of the witnesses of the Mirror.

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