Van Aert back in the saddle after appendectomy

BERG NETHERLANDS APRIL 18 Wout Van Aert of Belgium and Team Jumbo Visma during the 55th Amstel Gold Race 2021 Mens Elite a 2167km race from Valkenburg to Berg en Terblijt Amstelgoldrace amstelgoldrace on April 18 2021 in Berg Netherlands Photo by Bas CzerwinskiGetty Images
Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) in action at Amstel Gold Race (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Wout van Aert has been back on his bike for the first time since he underwent an appendectomy earlier this month.

The Jumbo-Visma rider has been forced to alter his run-up to the Tour de France after suffering from appendicitis. He had an appendectomy last week and will miss both the Tour de Suisse and Critérium du Dauphiné as a result.

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