Romain Feillu hopes appendectomy will solve performance problems

For the past two seasons the French sprinter Romain Feillu had zero victories. After his emergency appendix surgery mid-August the Vacansoleil-DCM rider is optimistic that he has finally found the reason he has under-performed. "These health problems may have cost me one and a half or maybe even two years. The doctors are unsure of that," the Vacansoleil-DCM rider told Cyclism'Actu and Cyclingnews, "but after my surgery for appendicitis I feel I am on the way back. I am not tired, and at 29 years old I still have a lot to win."

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