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CWG: Manx cyclist injured in qualification race

Matthew Bostock receiving medical treatment

Manx Cyclist Matthew Bostock has been taken to hospital after a crash in the third lap of the Men’s 15km Scratch Qualification race at the Commonwealth Games.

He was stretchered away from the velodrome, and racing has now been suspended.

It's understood some spectators are also receiving medical treatment.

The latest updates will be available on the live blog at manxradio.com

British Cycling has confirmed Matthew is alert and talking in hospital.

A statement from Birmingham 2022 says:
 
"Following a crash at the morning session of track and para track cycling at the Lee Valley VeloPark, three cyclists and two spectators have been treated by the onsite medical team.
 
The three cyclists have been taken to hospital. The two spectators did not require hospital treatment.
 
The next session is due to start at 3pm as scheduled, however an update will be provided as soon as possible if that situation changes.
 
We would like to send our best wishes to the cyclists and spectators involved in this incident and to thank the medical team for their swift action.
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