Australian cyclist Jack Haig shows off gruesome injuries after crash in first stage of the Giro D’Italia

CYCLIST Jack Haig confirmed off the gruesome injuries he suffered throughout a spectacular excessive-velocity crash.

The Aussie racer hit the deck throughout stage one of the Giro D’Italia in Jerusalem, however extremely he picked himself as much as end the stage.

 Aussie racer Jack Haig shows off his injuries after Giro D'Italia crash

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Aussie racer Jack Haig shows off his injuries after Giro D'Italia crash

Haig, 24, took to social media to disclose the extent of the injury together with large cuts and bruising round his again, shoulders and legs.

The image on Instagram was captioned: “Whoops, I assume it is going to hopefully be healed by the time I get house”.

Haig additionally posted an image from earlier than the race, displaying him unhurt as he educated, and joked he ought to have simply accomplished it on the train gear because it was “fairly straightforward to remain up proper.”

He added: “All good in any other case, wanting ahead to the relaxation of the giro.”

 Jack Haig did not let huge crash stop him finishing opening stage of Giro D'Italia

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Jack Haig didn’t let large crash cease him ending opening stage of Giro D'Italia
 Jack Haig joked he should have raced stage on exercise gear

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Jack Haig joked he ought to have raced stage on train gear
 Chris Froome also came unstuck crashing before the first stage even started

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Chris Froome additionally got here unstuck crashing earlier than the first stage even began
 Tom Dumoilin won the first stage of Giro D'Italia in Jerusalem

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Tom Dumoilin gained the first stage of Giro D'Italia in Jerusalem

Haig was not the solely cyclist to endure a crash, with 4 time Tour De France champion Chris Froome additionally hitting the tarmac earlier than the first stage of the Giro had even began.

Froome misplaced his entrance wheel on the second nook throughout a recon of the twisting 9.7km road circuit on Friday and was despatched skidding throughout the street.

He was left nursing cuts, abrasions and bruises down the proper aspect of his physique.

Tom Dumoulin, final yr's champion, leads the Giro after the opening stage of the 2018 race.

CYCLIST Jack Haig confirmed off the gruesome injuries he suffered throughout a spectacular excessive-velocity crash.

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