Tony Martin lands on his face in Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne and gets back on his bike
Tony Martin gets eight stitches to his face after a nasty crash at Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne
The time trial world champion crashed with around 55km to go after a bizarre accident at the back of an echelon.
Martin went over the handlebars and landed face first onto the tarmac.
He was seen after holding his head in his hands as he sat on the road.
He seemed distressed, but remounted and carried on.
Social media went mayhem as people tweeted that Martin should be looked at by the race doctor. It's not yet known whether martin was forced to pull out of the race. More on this as it transpires.