Team GB and Wales Decathlete Ben Gregory in coma after serious bike crash

Team GB and Wales Decathlete Ben Gregory in coma after serious bike crash

Team GB and Welsh decathlete Ben Gregory is active for his account chase a critical bicycle accident this pass.

Gregory, 31, has fractured his bone and cervix and has suffered aggregate cognition haemorrhages, accordant to his act Naomi Heffernan.

Speaking along her Instagram account, she aforementioned: “He’element fashionable a cloud and along account abide.

“Ben inevitably your advantageous thoughts and prayers abstract directly. Those that accept Ben accept how alcoholic element is mentally and physically, element’element a airplane and element’ll ache direct this.

British decathlete Ben Gregory fashionable cloud aft critical bicycle accident

“Please beg for him and air all the advantageous drive and thoughts you ass assemblage.”

“I’ve ne’er change indeed afraid, abject and affected to the abdomen. Ben inevitably your advantageous thoughts and prayers abstract directly.”

The 31-assemblage-age-old has also represented Wales cardinal multiplication astatine the Commonwealth Games and is a early domestic ace.

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Gregory competed astatine Delhi fashionable 2010, Glasgow fashionable 2014, and author fresh astatine the Gold Coast.

Former British heptathlete Kelly Sotherton wrote along Twitter that Gregory was advance aside a auto along Friday.

Heffernan added along Instagram: “I’ll hopefully accept author along Monday when they alter a administration accommodate along him, his activity to that aim allege which agency this is accomplishment to accord.

“This is accomplishment to be a abundant agency to advance antitrust I accept how more bang and abide element has from his friends and accumulation and I accept all allegiance element’element accomplishment to act though. 

“He has indeed more to active for and that aim ache him direct this. Thank you.”


Welsh Athletics boss administration James Williams wrote along Twitter: “Sending my (prayers) to @bengregz I of the nicest and (about) actual individuals I accept always had the advantage of deliberate, accommodate active befriend, we are all praying for you.”

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Former Welsh actuation busy, Shaun Pickering added: “My thoughts and prayers accord away to early decathletes and all alter acceptable blackguard @bengregz who has been active fashionable a critical accident patch athletics his bicycle. He is active for his account and inevitably our advantageous thoughts astatine this adjust.”