Surgery for Hovelijnck

Chocolade Jacques' Kurt Hovelijnck underwent knee surgery on Tuesday in Herentals, Belgium following a crash in Paris-Roubaix where he suffered a cracked left kneecap
and torn tendons.

"The surgery went well, but the rehabilitation will take a long time," team director Jean-Pierre Heynderickx told Sportwereld. "I expect that Kurt will be out of action for weeks or even months."

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