News just in about World Cup Lapierre rider Sam Blenkinsop:
Sam Blenkinsop has broken his left wrist during official training at the 2nd Round of the South Island Cup in New Zealand, in Dunedin.
Full details on the injury aren’t available yet. Sam is flying back to his home town of Wanganui in order to have the wrist x-rayed in the morning, and have a full assessment made. The wrist was too swollen to be x-rayed in Dunedin.
Results will be known tomorrow and a recovery prognosis will be made. The injury is not thought to be too serious.
NZ TV report from the event here (Source:Doug R)