During the qualifying race for the MXGP of Latvia in Kegums, DIGA Procross KTM Racing MXGP athlete Thomas Kjer Olsen crashed heavily and was taken to hospital by the medical staff.
A team statement says: “At the hospital, Thomas Kjer Olsen was placed in a medically induced coma by doctors due to his head injury. Thomas is in a stable condition and is receiving the best medical care.
“The family and the team want to thank for all the messages regarding Thomas’ condition and hope that this statement will be respected until further news will come out when there is more news to give.
“We all hope that Thomas will get better quickly and wish him a speedy recovery.”