Cyclists and spectators hurt in horror crash at Commonwealth Games | Commonwealth Games 2022 News – Times of India


LONDON: English bicycle owner Matt Partitions was concerned in a horror crash on the Commonwealth Games on Sunday when he was catapulted over the obstacles and into the crowds on the Lee Valley VeloPark.
The Olympic omnium champion, competing within the males’s scratch qualifiers on the London venue, obtained therapy for greater than 40 minutes earlier than being taken away by ambulance.
Spectators have been additionally damage after he and his bike got here excessive of the obstacles on the excessive banking of a nook.
The 24-year-old was attempting to keep away from riders who had fallen in a crash decrease down the banking however as he rode up, he clipped one other wheel and went excessive.
Witnesses stated that, due to the gradient of the banking, spectators within the entrance row had been unsighted for the crash. One man obtained therapy for cuts to his arm whereas a younger woman additionally obtained medical consideration.
The rest of the morning session on the velodrome in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park was cancelled and spectators have been requested to go away as medical employees attended to Partitions.
British Biking tweeted: “Following a crash within the males’s scratch, Matt Partitions & (the Isle of Man’s) Matt Bostock are being handled by medics earlier than being taken to hospital for additional therapy.
“We ship our greatest needs to the riders and spectators concerned within the incident, and can present an extra replace after we can.”
Partitions gained omnium gold and madison silver for Group GB finally yr’s Tokyo Olympics.
A complete of eight riders went down on the final lap of the race, with medics and coaches instantly speeding to assist.
An England coach climbed up the banks to achieve Partitions within the crowd.
Many of the occasions on the Commonwealth Video games are being held in Birmingham however the observe biking is going down in London.


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