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Dutchman suffered a severe fall in the Tour of Poland in early August
Dutch cyclist Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck-QuickStep), who suffered a severe fall in the Tour of Poland in early August, will be subject to a new surgical intervention for face reconstruction, announced this Thursday on social media.
The young cyclist, 23, explained that he has been recovering from the severe fall for the past two months.
“First, I had to recover from my brain bruise and other wounds and injuries for a long time. They are healing well. On October 8, I will have a second surgery to reconstruct my face,” wrote the cyclist in the nets. social.
Jakobsen, who thanked all the work and monitoring of the medical teams, explained that a bone will be removed from the pelvic area, and then placed in the upper and lower jaw.
“This bone will have to heal for several months. After that, another surgery will take place to place implants in the jaw so that you can have teeth again, since I lost them in the fall,” he said.
Fabio Jakobsen crashed at the end of the first leg of the Tour of Poland. In the final sprint, in Katowice, he crashed into the protective barriers, after being “tightened” by Dylan Groenewegen (Jumbo-Visma).