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Stuart O’Grady Will Ride Tour Down Under 2010

stuart o grady will ride tour down under 2010   Stuart OGrady Will Ride Tour Down Under 2010

Despite suffering from pneumonia earlier this week, it seems that Stuart O’Grady‘s condition has improved enough to start training again. Which means that he’ll be able to take part in the Tour Down Under in 2010. “It’s just been a case of no physical activity – just lying around the house has been frustrating. This morning I got the all clear from the doctor to actually start riding again very lightly; there’s still a bit of an infection in the body,” said O’Grady. “It’s most important now not to push my body too far into the red and past the limit, which could be detrimental to the rest of the season. I definitely won’t be in the form I’ve been in the last few years. Last year I said I hadn’t enjoyed the build up I wanted before the Tour Down Under and…

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Pneumonia Puts Stuart O’Grady’s Comeback on Hold

pneumonia puts stuart ogradys comeback on hold   Pneumonia Puts Stuart OGradys Comeback on Hold

Australian cyclist Stuart O’Grady had plans to return to racing next Sunday in the Stan Siejka Launceton International Classic, but it looks as if those plans will be put on hold due to pneumonia. “I spent Wednesday to Friday with a raging fever, incredibly painful headaches, some chest pain and a few other nasty symptoms. I decided it was time to go into the hospital and get the diagnosis. I spent all Friday at the Royal Adelaide getting checked out, tested and so on, still feeling extremely ordinary. They diagnosed me with bacterial pneumonia. I have quite a serious chest infection and started antibiotics immediately. They released me from hospital Friday afternoon, and have been told to take it easy for 7-10 days,” he said. O’Grady had health problems during a MotoGP event in Spain not too long ago, after going on a “hot lap”…

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