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Gustavo César Veloso Breaks His Collarbone

gustavo cesar veloso breaks his collarbone   Gustavo César Veloso Breaks His Collarbone

Spanish cyclist Gustavo César Veloso suffered a broken collarbone yesterday resulting from a fall during a pre-season mountain bike ride. The Xacobeo Galicia rider will have surgery in Lugo, Spain, and will begin rehabilitation soon therefter. Veloso, who won stage nine of this year’s Vuelta a España, was riding his mountain bike for recovery after a cyclo-cross event when he crashed. “I had planned a ‘soft’ session today, since yesterday I had trained in the morning and in the evening I attended the cyclocross race. I was out with a cyclist. We were quiet. I put the wheel in a creek and was thrown over the handlebars,” Veloso says. “I tend to be very cautious, but I couldn’t help it. I think if I had gone a bit quicker the wheel would have come out of the doldrums, but as it slowly froze ,” he…

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Maciek Bodnar Gets Double Collarbone Fracture

maciek bodnar gets double collarbone fracture   Maciek Bodnar Gets Double Collarbone Fracture

Polish time trial champion Maciek Bodnar of team Liquigas’ season will be put on hold for a little while as he received a double collar bone fracture from a crash while training. He was training in Valencia Benicasin, Spain. “I fell near a roundabout and my arm went down on the pavement,” Bodnar says. He has gone to Italy for surgery. “Unfortunately this incident ruins my plans and the team’s plans. But I intend to return to the peloton soon,” he adds. 24-year old Bodnar turned pro with Liquigas in 2008, and won the Polish national time trials this year….

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