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Rider Toniutti is discharged 40 days after his crash in the Dakar

Rider Toniutti is discharged 40 days after his crash in the Dakar

The French motorcycle rider Julien Toniutti, who spent four days in an induced coma after his fall in the penultimate stage of the Dakar-2019, was discharged after “40 days of hospitalization”, according to a statement released by his team.

“40 days after his accident on the penultimate stage of the Dakar, Julien Toniutti will be able to resume a normal life,” he said in a statement.

“The crash was important but now everything is working out quietly, everything is going well,” said the French rider, who was contesting his first Dakar (held in Peru between January 7 and 17).

“I still have memory problems and my right arm is broken,” said the 37-year-old.

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Four-time French road rally champion, Toniutti was close to 60th in the standings before this penultimate stage with his KTM.

Today I am on the right track. The hardest thing is over, “he added. AFP

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