Morning Headlines: Guardini wins Langkawi stage 1 | Cavendish breaks a rib | Fractured collarbone for Greipel

Guardini wins Tour de Langkawi stage 1

The sovereign of Langkawi is back on his throne. Andrea Guardini wins the opening stage of 2018 Tour de Langkawi and gets the twenty-third success in his career on Malaysian roads. Bardiani-CSF rider took the sprint after 147.9 kilometers of racing from Kangar to Kulimover over korean Seo Joon Yang (KSPO Bianchi Asia) and Eritrean Mekseb Debesay (Team Dimension Data). Italian duo made of Manuel Belletti (Androni-Sidermec-Bottecchia) and Riccardo Minali (Astana) finished respectively in fourth and in fifth. Guardini also hols the overall jersey.

Cavendish fractures a rib, Greipel breaks collarbone

Mark Cavendish‘s crash is for sure the most frightening one that took place yesterday at 2018 Milano-Sanremo. The British fell on the ground after having smashed into a bollard and did a spectacular as much as dangerous somersault live worldwide. Fortunately Dimension Data sprinter is not affected by serious injuries and fractured another rib in addiction to the one broken on Tirreno-Adriatico stage 1. AndrĂ© Greipel instead fractured his collarbone: Lotto-Soudal sprinter crashed on the descent of the Poggio together with Jasper de Buyst and is forced to rest for a month. Also Simon Clarke crashed heavily: EF Drapac rider broke three vertebrae.

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