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Kulhavy undergoes surgery

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2011 World Champion Jaroslav Kulhavy (Czech Republic) was on his special gold bike after winning the Olympics

2011 World Champion Jaroslav Kulhavy (Czech Republic) was on his special gold bike after winning the Olympics
(Image credit: Tour of Japan)
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Jaroslav Kulhavy (Czech) races through the water crossing

Jaroslav Kulhavy (Czech) races through the water crossing
(Image credit: Tour of Japan)
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Jaroslav Kulhavy (Czech Republic) poses with his brand new gold Specialized Epic, a surprise present for winning the Olympic Games. He didn't race it in the team relay, but look out for it on Saturday in the cross country.

Jaroslav Kulhavy (Czech Republic) poses with his brand new gold Specialized Epic, a surprise present for winning the Olympic Games. He didn't race it in the team relay, but look out for it on Saturday in the cross country.
(Image credit: Tour of Japan)

2012 Olympic mountain bike champion Jaroslav Kulhavy (Specialized) underwent an operation and reportedly doing well afterward according to solobike.it.

The surgery fixed a nasal problem that the Czech rider has had since receiving a blow a few days before the 2011 marathon Worlds, in which he finished second.

Kulhavy, who is still making up his mind about whether to race on the road or off-road next year, is expected to resume training within a few days.

In recent days, Olympic gold medal winner Kulhavy was also recognized as an "honorary citizen" of Ústí nad Orlicí in the Czech Republic according to pardubice.idnes.cz.