Jakobsen aiming to return to racing within a year

Deceuninck-QuickStep's Fabio Jakobsen is the Netherlands' last winner of a Grand Tour stage, having won on the final day of the 2019 Vuelta a España. However, after a horrific, season-ending crash at the 2020 Tour de Pologne, the Dutch sprinter was unable to take part in any of the Grand Tours in 2020
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After a crash that threatened his career as well as his life, Fabio Jakobsen has voiced his desire to return to professional racing and has set a target of doing so within a year. 

Earlier this week, the Dutchman posted a social media update with a photo of his first bike ride outdoors since his August crash at the Tour de Pologne, and a first public photograph since he underwent maxillofacial surgery to repair his injuries. 

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