Gorka and Ion Izagirre have suffered a heavy crash during a cyclocross competition in their home region.
Ahead of the road season getting underway, the brothers took part in the CX Ormaiztegi cyclocross race. Unfortunately, the they went down in a hard crash over a small bridge. Gorka needed four stitches to repair the damage from the fall.
“Despite a hard crash during a cyclocross race today, Ion and Gorka Izagirre are not seriously injured,” Astana confirmed.
“Gorka only has four stitches in his eyebrow, but this won’t affect his start of the season.”
Estreno accidentado pic.twitter.com/SQvqmWGkmp
— Mikel Sangroniz (@sangroniz_mikel) January 6, 2019