In the last hours, the Colombian cyclist Egan Bernal It was a trend on social networks thanks to its new image, which is giving people talk. The 2019 Tour de France champion underwent cosmetic surgery that, according to leaked images, left him nearly dead. “unrecognizable” according to users.
According to information published by the magazine Soho, who had contact with the medical staff that operated on the Giro d’Italia champion in 2021, the athlete decided to enter the operating room since he had some difficulties breathing and incidentally an aesthetic touch-up was performed on his nose.
“She had an obstructive nasal pathology, multiple nasal traumas and, in addition, she presented a septal deviation that generated a significant obstruction to the passage of air, a condition that became more evident at times of greater physical effort.”
The same medium stated that with this surgical intervention, Egan Bernal will have an improvement in his breathing, since he had been presenting this type of problem for years. “To facilitate the passage of air and thus recover the functional purpose of the nose, which is expected to improve oxygenation and performance during physical activity.”
For her part, on December 20, the journalist from FM Darcy Quinn posted a video showing Egan Bernal training with other runners. In the audiovisual piece you can see the 25-year-old cyclist with his nose completely bandaged as a result of surgery. “Our dear @Eganbernal had a rhinoplasty and is happy training.”
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Although Egan Bernal has not published photos on his social networks of how he was after nose surgery, several images have been released that show the new look of the Colombian champion, who several of his followers do not recognize.
“Luckily he sent a photo to recognize him next season.”
“That’s not Egan.”
“Great wonder champion, successes in your next season.”
“I hope it has changed but for the better, do not continue denigrating people who are not your affections”
“I have been waiting for a while for him to show that the Tour Championship was not an “unexpected coincidence”.
In other of the photographs that he published country sportsEgan Bernal appears in profile without any type of bandage: “Tour de France Champion Egan Bernal sports a new look, the @INEOSGrenadiers cyclist took advantage of the procedure to improve breathing problems and also underwent cosmetic surgery! #Cycling”.
On the other hand, the cyclist continues to prepare for the 2023 competitions after the serious accident that almost cost him his life on January 24, when he collided with the back of a bus while training with his INEOS Grenadiers team. The accident occurred exactly at kilometer 33+800 in the Gachancipá sector (Cundinamarca)