TOKYO (AP) — BMX rider Connor Fields has been transferred from the intensive care unit at a Tokyo hospital to a high-level care wing.
He was involved in a horrific crash Saturday during the semifinals of the BMX race left him laying motionless on the asphalt.
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He sustained a brain hemorrhage in the crash. He also had a collapsed lung and broken bones.
The Olympic neurosurgeon was on standby in case surgery was needed to relieve pressure on his brain but the most recent CT scan showed no additional brain injuries.
Fields was the gold medalist at the Rio de Janeiro Games. The 28-year-old was born in Plano, Texas, but now lives in Las Vegas.