Cracked hip for Nys

Sven Nys (Belgium)

Sven Nys (Belgium) (Image credit: Luc Claessen)

Sven Nys' crash in the Cyclo-cross World's last Sunday has resulted in a small crack in his hip bone, which may jeopardise the rest of his season. Nys was examined by doctors in Herentals, Belgium, on Tuesday, and was given the OK to continue training and racing, despite the crack. "Apparently, cycling holds no risk," he told "In the next few days, I'll try to keep training as normal. On Friday I'll decided whether I'll start in Lille on Saturday."

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