Andrei Tchmil treated for cancer

Cycling E3 Prijs Harelbeke TchmilAndrei Photo by Tim De WaeleGetty Images
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Russian-born Classics legend Andrei Tchmil revealed this week that he has undergone surgery to remove a cancerous tumour.

The 57-year-old remembered his Tour of Flanders victory from 2000 when he became the oldest winner of the race in a Facebook post announcing his condition.

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