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Rous facing end of career?

By:
Monika Prell
Published:
June 02, 2007, 1:00 BST,
Updated:
April 22, 2009, 20:03 BST
Edition:
First Edition News for June 2, 2007

Suffering from a double cervical hernia, Didier Rous is still sitting out competition. The Bougues...

Suffering from a double cervical hernia, Didier Rous is still sitting out competition. The Bougues Telecom rider has not raced for a month. At 37-years-old, he had intended 2007 to be his last season.

"I expected 2007 to be my last season, but I do not want to stop like this," said Rous according to Eurosport. "I am resting now, and at this stage of my career, I don't want to undergo surgery." Rous will sit out the Tour de France and the French National Championships.

"I do not know if I will be able to compete again one day. It is very difficult," he said referring to the uncertainty.

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