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Robert Gesink suffers leg break

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Cycling News
Published:
September 18, 2011, 19:19 BST,
Updated:
September 18, 2011, 20:28 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News, Monday, September 19, 2011
Robert Gesink (Rabobank) had a disappointing Tour de France.

Robert Gesink (Rabobank) had a disappointing Tour de France.

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Rabobank leader in hospital after training crash

Robert Gesink (Rabobank) has been taken to hospital in Doetinchem, Holland, after a training ride crash. An early diagnosis indicates that the Dutchman has suffered a fracture to his right leg.

Gesink recently finished 2nd in the GP Quebec.

Earlier in the season he sealed the overall victory at the Tour of Oman and a second place overall at the Tirreno-Adriatico. He was due to end his season at the UCI World Championships, Giro dell'Emilia, a race he won last year, and the Giro di Lombardia.

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