Albert resumes training

Just over two weeks after rupturing his spleen, Belgian Niels Albert is back on the bike. Doctors gave permission for him to start light training on rollers. The 24-year-old crashed while warming up for the Superprestige cyclo-cross race in Gavere in November. He remained in intensive care for several days.

Albert started aqua-jogging over the weekend as his first activity and, after a medical check-up Monday, doctors said he could increase his movement.

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