Coma af­ter crash

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Gold Coast mo­tor­cy­cle racer Blake Leigh-Smith was put in an in­duced coma af­ter a crash at Sach­sen­ring race­track in Ger­many on Sun­day. The 19-year-old sus­tained col­lapsed lungs and dam­age to his shoul­der and ribs af­ter crash­ing while try­ing to avoid a fallen rider dur­ing the Ger­man IDM 125cc GP. His fa­ther, Noel, says he be­lieves Blake will be back to de­fend his Aus­tralian 125cc ti­tle in about six weeks.

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