TechPowered By

More tech

Boogerd in hospital

By:
Laura Weislo with assistance from Susan Westemeyer
Published:
October 15, 2007, 1:00 BST,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 22:46 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News for October 15, 2007

Michael Boogerd was taken to a hospital in Amsterdam Sunday with a bacterial infection in his left...

Michael Boogerd was taken to a hospital in Amsterdam Sunday with a bacterial infection in his left knee. The Rabobank rider crashed last Friday while training and hurt the knee. A drain was placed in it on Friday but has since been removed. He is now being treated with antibiotics.

According to the team's website, rabobank.nl, he still plans to ride the Giro de Lombardia this coming weekend as his last race. He announced in April that he would retire at the end of the season.

Back to top

Tags:
news