Operation for Nijland

Dutch cyclo-crosser Maarten Nijland will undergo an operation on his heart to correct disturbances...

Dutch cyclo-crosser Maarten Nijland will undergo an operation on his heart to correct disturbances to his heart rate. Nijland had to pull out of last weekend's World Cup race in Kalmthout with heart troubles, and he also suffered from them in the Nacht van Woerden a couple of days later. Doctors say that he could return to racing after his operation.

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