Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Romain Febvre underwent surgery on Sunday to treat a double fracture of the tibia and fibula of the right leg that occurred in a crash at the Paris Supercross on Saturday, the team confirmed.
Febvre finished fifth in the first of three main events and was running second in the second main event behind Marvin Musquin when he suffered a huge crash over the finish line.
According to the team, Febvre was “evacuated by the medical service and later transferred to the hospital Ambroise Pare at Boulogne Billancourt, where he had further examinations, Romain underwent surgery this [Sunday] morning; Professors Bernard Hollier-Larousse and Victoire Bouveau treated a double fracture of the tibia and fibula of the right leg.”
Febvre is coming off a heartbreaking loss to Jeffrey Herlings in the FIM Motocross World Championship where the two entered the final moto tied in points. Febvre crashed in the final moto in which Herlings won to capture the title.
The 2022 FIM Motocross World Championship is scheduled to begin February 20 at the MXGP of Great Britain.
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