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Kidney stone can't stop Schep

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There was a medical scare for Peter Schep after he felt unwell during the team elimination race.

There was a medical scare for Peter Schep after he felt unwell during the team elimination race.
(Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)
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Peter Schep is taken for medical checks after feeling unwell during the team elimination race.

Peter Schep is taken for medical checks after feeling unwell during the team elimination race.
(Image credit: www.ispaphoto.com)

Dutchman Peter Schep felt so unwell during the third night of the Gent Six Day race on Thursday that he had to be carried off the track and taken to hospital. Despite the health scare the 32-year-old Dutchman was back in action for Friday's fourth night of action.

At the hospital, Schep was diagnosed with a kidney stone blocking his bladder. The problem was taken care of, and the rider returned to his hotel for the night. Schep vowed to return to the race, which he did last night.

Going into Saturday night's action, Schep and his race partner Jeff Vermeulen are in sixth place, 3 laps behind leaders Iljo Keisse and Roger Kluge.

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