Russian cyclist Gleb Syritsa sustained gruesome injuries after he fell off his bike during a crash at an event in France.
The wreck happened Tuesday at the Four Days of Dunkirk event.
Despite what appeared to be severe injuries, Syritsa got back on his bike and crossed the finish line of the 196.6-kilometer route.
Syritsa had a bloody arm, an injured leg and a large sore around his shoulder.
Cees Bol of the Netherlands, Gleb Syritsa of Russia, Yevgeniy Gidich of Kazakhstan, Gleb Brussenskiy of Kazakhstan, Yuriy Natarov of Kazakhstan, Dmitriy Gruzdev of Kazakhstan, Igor Chzhan of Kazakhstan and Team Astana-Qazaqstan prior to the Four Days of Dunkirk May 16, 2023, in Dunkirk, France. (Luc Claessen/Getty Images)
“Gleb Syritsa banged-up all over the body but he is a strong fighter. Heal well, Gleb!,” Astana Qazaqstan wrote.
Cycling enthusiasts also took to Twitter to react to Syritsa’s injuries, with one fan writing, “Cyclists are made of tough stuff. Imagine getting in the shower after that.”