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Roesems returns to Belgium

By:
Susan Westemeyer
Published:
September 10, 2007, 1:00 BST,
Updated:
April 22, 2009, 20:14 BST
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Latest Cycling News for September 10, 2007

Bert Roesems of Predictor-Lotto is scheduled to be flown back to Belgium today, to further...

Bert Roesems of Predictor-Lotto is scheduled to be flown back to Belgium today, to further recuperate from the broken hip he suffered in the seventh stage of the Vuelta a España.

Roesems was involved in a mass crash 31 kilometres before the end of Friday's stage, and was immediately taken to a local hospital, where X-rays showed the broken hip. He stayed in the hospital in Saragossa over the weekend.

This evening he will be transferred to a hospital in Halle, Belgium, where he will stay for a few days before returning home to complete his recovery.

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