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Connor Fields is out of ICU after sustaining brain hemorrhage in BMX crash at Tokyo 2020

The American rider showing to tangle with one other competitor when taking a nook fall early in the third spherical of the lads’s semifinal of the BMX Racing occasion at the Ariake Urban Sports Park on Thursday.

“The medical doctors reported that Fields sustained a brain hemorrhage at the venue,” stated USA Cycling.

Fields receives medical assistance after crashing in the BMX racing semifinals.

“After an evening in the ICU, the medical doctors are happy to report that there was no further bleeding, and no new accidents have been discovered,” the assertion stated.

“Fields has been moved out of the crucial care unit and can stay in the hospital till cleared.”

The 28-year-old Fields, who was the gold medal winner at Rio 2016 and one of the new favorites to win in Tokyo, required medical consideration after the crash earlier than being stretchered into an ambulance after which transported to St. Luke’s International Hospital.

Fields’ father told USA Today on Saturday that his son, “cognitively, he is doing properly.”
Fields competes during the men's BMX semifinal heat 1, run 2.

“There’s a bit of fluid on his brain, but it surely has not elevated for the following 24 hours, so that they’re feeling good about that,” added Mike Fields. “So far the outcomes appear fairly constructive.”

Fields additionally suffered a damaged rib and bruised lung in the crash, his father advised USA Today.

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