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Juan Matute Guimon Shows “Light Improvement” in CT Scan 5 Days After Brain Surgery

Juan Matute Guimon underwent a CT scan Thursday that showed “light improvement” five days after surgery in Madrid to repair a “congenital malformation” in his brain, his father reported.

The 22-year-old Spanish team rider would continue to be sedated “a bit longer, whatever is good for his brain the rest and recover,” Juan Matute Aziptarte, Juan’s father, told

“It’s a long battle and we keep strong.”

Juan is hospitalized at Jiménez Díaz Foundation facility where he underwent a lengthy operation last Saturday. He had collapsed May 5 after riding.

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Article written by: KENNETH J. BRADDICK

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