Jakobsen returns to Turkey 8 months after the accident

Sports writing, Apr 7 (EFE) .- The Dutchman Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck-QuickStep) will reappear next Sunday in the first stage of the Tour of Turkey eight months after the serious accident suffered in the Tour of Poland.

After the severe accident on 5 August 2020 in the first stage of the Tour of Poland with the finish line in Katowice after a dangerous maneuver by his compatriot Dylan Groenewegen (Jumbo-Visma), Jakobsen underwent several facial surgeries to restore his face .

The recovery process has been slow, but in February he was able to participate in a rally with the rest of the team. Now his team announces its return to competition.

In that spectacular accident, Jakobsen suffered a severe head injury and crushing of the palate and airway.

The reappearance of Jakobsen, who will speak to the press on Thursday, will take place on Sunday with the first stage of the Tour of Turkey between Nevsehir and Ürgüp, and the test runs until the 18th. On the route there will be 4 clear options for the arrival to the sprint, where the Dutchman can be put to the test. EFE


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