Injured Bui on hand to accept Liquigas Cup award

By Tim Maloney - European Editor

Despite another recent operation on his right foot, Marco Bui was still on hand in a wheelchair Friday for the presentation of the Liquigas Cup national mountain bike series prizes at the Museo Santa Giulia in Brescia, Italy. Bui won the Liquigas Cup national MTB challenge this season ahead of world and Olympic champion Julien Absalon, accepting his first place award to thunderous applause. But the bright moment will certainly give Bui encouragement in his long and difficult period of rehabiliatation; Monday December 5th, the Full Dynamix rider will have yet more reconstructive surgery on his right foot, crushed in his accident on September 14.

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