Spanish cyclists Alexander Valverde Y Alberto counter, among others, wished a speedy recovery to Egan Bernal. Their messages were published on their Twitter accounts after the accident that the Colombian suffered yesterday during training in Colombia.
“Much encouragement and speedy recovery for a brave and champion @Eganbernal. A big hug from Spain, we are waiting for you soon at the races,” said Valverde, champion of the Tour of Spain and gold medalist at the Innsbruck World Championship.
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This was joined by Contador, winner of the Tour on two occasions, who also wished him “a speedy recovery” and assured that in this type of situation “you have to get extra motivation to recover well and as soon as possible”. Like Valverde, he recognizes him as “a champion”.
From Italy, Elia Viviani, Olympic champion in omnium at the Rio ’16 Games, also tweeted and left a “Forza Egan”. His compatriot Miguel Ángel López, an Astana runner, wished him a “prompt recovery”.
Peter Sagan, who has been three times world champion, also knew of the fact and wrote a message of solidarity and support on his social networks.
I’m sending @Eganbernal my warmest wishes for a speedy recovery. Egan, I look forward to seeing you bounce back stronger than ever and sharing the road with you wherever we race!
—Peter Sagan (@petosagan) January 25, 2022
Remco Evenepoel, who is one of the great revelations of the international peloton, was not far behind. “Egan, I wish you all the strength and motivation for a speedy recovery, you will come back stronger champion!”, wrote the Belgian.
Egan, I wish you all the strength and motivation for a speedy recovery, you will come back stronger Champ! 👊🏻❤️
Egan, I wish you all the strength and motivation for a speedy recovery, you will come back stronger champion! 👊🏻❤️ pic.twitter.com/mpKQLKR77B
— Remco Evenepoel (@EvenepoelRemco) January 25, 2022
Rigoberto Urán wrote: “We hope you fly soon. Now you are in a race that you are going to be victorious #forceegan“.
Nairo Quintana spoke about what the news has meant for the world of cycling:
send to my colleague @EganBernal a hug of strength, I am aware of what this type of situation entails, likewise I know that it is always possible to get up and continue with more strength. Speedy recovery!
— NairoQuinCo (@NairoQuinCo) January 24, 2022
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Chris Froome, his great Sky captain, commented: “My thoughts today are with Egan and his family.”
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