Skip to main content

Boom at Nationals after all

Lars Boom will ride the Dutch cyclo-cross championship on Sunday to defend his national title, even through his left elbow still isn't fully healed from injuries suffered last month..

The Rabobank rider injured his elbow in a crash at a race in Loenhout on December 30. It subsequently became infected and he was in hospital last weekend to have the wound cleaned and to undergo an antibiotics treatment.

Things are getting better, but he still doesn't have full use of the arm. "For example, I can't pull well, but I still want to defend my title," he said on the team's website, rabosport.nl.(SW)

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month*

Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

after your trial you will be billed £4.99 $7.99 €5.99 per month, cancel anytime. Or sign up for one year for just £49 $79 €59

Join now for unlimited access

Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1